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New Funding to Support Interdisciplinary Research on Landscape Change and Population Mobility

CSTPR faculty affiliate, Amanda Carrico’s Environment and Behavior Lab at CU Boulder recently received a $1.5M grant from the NSF’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems program. The project System Dynamics Related to Livelihood, Human Migration, and Landscape Evolution will examine … Continue reading

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Inside the Greenhouse Newsletter, Issue #8

Issue 8 | August 2017 Subscribe to ITG Newsletters In these uncertain times, Inside the Greenhouse works to deepen our understanding of how issues associated with climate change are/can be communicated, by creating artifacts through interactive theatre, film, fine art, … Continue reading

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Ogmius, Issue 47 is Now Out

Ogmius Issue #47, Summer 2017 This issue of Ogmius features an article by Elizabeth Koebele, a former CSTPR graduate student who recently received her Ph.D. in Environmental Studies and will begin a new position as Assistant Professor in the Department … Continue reading

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St. Vrain Valley Students Make Film on Climate Change at CU Boulder

The CIRES Education and Outreach group hosted a series of science camps for youth in Colorado, called the Lens on Climate Change (LOCC). CSTPR and CU FIRST (Faculty-In-Residence Summer Term) Scholar, Bienvenido León, gave a talk on and students showcased … Continue reading

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CSTPR Welcomes Professor Bienvenido León, FIRST Scholar

Professor Bienvenido León joins CSTPR for this summer. He is visiting through the Faculty in Residence Summer Teaching program (FIRST) in the Office of Continuing Education at CU Boulder. This is a collaboration with ENVS and Inside the Greenhouse. Bienvenido is … Continue reading

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Perceptions of the Effects of Floods and Droughts on Livelihoods: Lessons from Arid Kenya

Product of CSTPR’s Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) internship program by Amy Quandt and Yunus Antony Kimathi International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management Vol. 9 Issue: 03, pp.337-351 (2017) The purpose of this paper is to … Continue reading

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Barn Swallow Research in China

Rebecca Safran (co-founder of CSTPR’s Inside the Greenhouse project), along with Liz Scordato (a post-doc in the Safran Lab), travelled to China in May 2017 to meet up with Dr. Liu Yu. They are traveling with Dr. Emilio Pagani-Núñez, a … Continue reading

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Navigating Climate Change – A Communications Challenge by Max Boykoff

[video] 40:14 The realization that climate change is bound to deeply disrupt our future hasn’t set in yet in the US, in large part due to a longstanding propaganda campaign by the fossil fuel lobby to sew doubt. CU Boulder … Continue reading

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More than Scientists: Quitting is a Privilege

Quitting is a privilege Phaedra Pezzullo, University of Colorado Boulder We have a lot of admiration for Phaedra’s approach: “I think quitting is a privilege. If you listen to the people most impacted by environmental disasters and climate disasters, they … Continue reading

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CSTPR 2016 Annual Report

January 1 – December 31, 2016 Full Annual Report [pdf] Working to improve how science & technology policies address societal needs through research, education and service The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) was established within CIRES in … Continue reading

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