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Stand Up for Climate Change: An Experiment With Creative Climate Comedy

Friday, March 17 at 7:00 PM Old Main Auditorium University of Colorado Boulder View Flyer Humor is a tool underutilized, and comedy has the power to effectively connect with people about climate change issues. Our event is associated with the … Continue reading

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Augusto González On EU Space Policy

by Alison Gilchrist,  Science Writing Intern On October 12th at noon, Augusto González will give a seminar (available via webcast) at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) about the European Union and space: the history of Europe’s space policy, … Continue reading

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AAAS CASE Workshop Competition Panel Discussion

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Writing Intern On September 28th from noon-1:00 pm, the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) will host a panel discussion about the “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” (CASE) workshop. Organized by The American … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Seminar on Transformative Learning Networks

Insights From Four Case Studies of Networks National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI) 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FACLNet) Global Change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training (START) Watch the webcast Bruce Evan Goldstein, University of … Continue reading

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Bruce Goldstein Lab Group Presenting at the ISSS2016 Conference on Systems Sciences

International Society for the System Sciences Conference Organisational Transformation and Social Change (Chair, Louis Klein) “Transformative Learning Networks” by Bruce Goldstein, Julie Risien, Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, Sarah Chase, and Claire Schweizer 4:00 PM, Engineering Room ECCR200 | Conference website … Continue reading

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Lens on Climate Change Film Screening

June 24 at 3:00 PM CU Museum of Natural History, BioLounge Climate Change in Colorado Through the Lens of High School Students Students in the Lens on Climate Change program will be screening their short films that examine the effects … Continue reading

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Creative Climate Communications with Mike Nelson, 7NEWS Weather

Connected to the ENVS 3173/THTR 4173 Course Spring 2016 Semester free and open to the public Tuesday, April 19 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM CIRES Auditorium Mike Nelson Chief Meteorologist, 7News Weather Denver Mike received his degree in meteorology from … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Power Dialog Discussion

Power Dialog: Discussing Colorado’s engagement for a clean energy economy in the 21st century View Webcast The Power Dialog will support 10,000 students to participate in face-to-face dialog with state-level leaders in all fifty states about what is needed to … Continue reading

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Winners Announced for Inside the Greenhouse Comedy & Climate Change Video Competition

Humor is a tool underutilized in the area of climate change; yet comedy has power to effectively connect people, information, ideas, and new ways of thinking/acting. Inside the Greenhouse held a competition to harness the powers of climate comedy through … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Seminar on Media Coverage of Climate Change

Media Coverage of Climate Change in a Comparative Perspective by Reiner Grundmann Science and Technology Studies, University of Nottingham Watch the webcast Climate change is a global process which is addressed by international institutions but receives different responses in different … Continue reading

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New CSTPR Visiting Scholar: Dr. Reiner Grundmann

Dr. Reiner Grundman will be joining our Center as a visiting scholar in March. Reiner Grundmann is Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Nottingham (UK). He has a long standing interest in sustainability and global environmental … Continue reading

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ITG Comedy & Climate Change Short Video Competition

Standing Up for Climate: An Experiment with Creative Climate Comedy Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 pm Black Box Experimental Studio Basement Level B2 Roser ATLAS Building, CU Boulder More Information ITG Comedy & Climate Change Short Video Competition 1st place: … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff on Navigating Climate Change: Communication and Politics

On February 9, Max Boykoff will be giving a public lecture at the Royal Society in Wellington, New Zealand. How do we present the big issues in science both in New Zealand and overseas? What do we do well and … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Seminar on Climate Change in Brazil

Climate Change in an Amazon Town: Media and Environmental Perceptions in Ever-Rising Waters by Sam Schramski Visiting Postdoctoral Schola, Federal University of Amazonas in Manaus, Brazil Watch the webcast Dr. Schramski presented findings on his work on climate change perceptions … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Seminar on Communicating Science to Decision-Makers

The Art of Communicating Science to Decision-Makers by Dr. Jan Marco Müller Policy Officer for International Relations, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre Watch the webcast Whereas in the past newspapers published once a day “all the news that’s fit to … Continue reading

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Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

Keynote Speaker: Roger Pielke Jr., University of Colorado When Science Meets Politics: Symphony or Slugfest? With remarks by Senator George J. Mitchell [video] 1:31:11 There are a range of controversies in the news these days where the role of expertise … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Science Advise in the European Commission:

Chief Scientific Adviser in the European Commission: Results of an Experiment
 by Dr. Jan Marco Müller Policy Officer for International Relations, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre Watch the webcast. Drawing on his experience as office manager of the European Commission’s … Continue reading

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Pielke to Speak at George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

2015 Keynote Speaker: When Science Meets Politics: Symphony or Slugfest by 
Roger Pielke Jr. October 15, 2015
 at 1:00 PM Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine With remarks by
 Senator George J. Mitchell More Information | Register for Tickets Online
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Technology Assessment as Political Myth?

Roger Pielke, Jr. gave a talk in February at the PACITA Conference on Technology Assessment in Berlin. His talk was titled “Technology Assessment as Political Myth?” In the talk Roger discussed the phrase “basic research” and the so-called “Green Revolution” … Continue reading

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Webcasts Now Available for CSTPR Spring Talks

April 14, 2015 | Webcast | View Presentation Slides Geoengineering as a Collective Experiment by Dr. Jack Stilgoe   April 13, 2015 | Webcast | View Presentation Slides Mobilizing Individual Responsibility Through Personal Carbon Budgeting by Steven Vanderheiden   April … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Science and Policy of “Sex Testing”in Sport

Sugar, Spice And Everything Nice: Science and Policy of “Sex Testing”in Sport by Roger Pielke, Jr., Center for Science and Technology Policy Research and Environmental Studies, CU Boulder Watch the Webcast In many settings, decision makers look to science as … Continue reading

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CSTPR Noontime Seminar Series: Spring 2015 Schedule

CSTPR Noontime Seminar Series Controversies in Science & Politics Spring 2015 Schedule 12:15 – 1:15 PM Sponsored by the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research Free and open to the public. All talks will be held in the CSTPR … Continue reading

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Indigenous Women Telling a New Story About Energy and Climate

Winona LaDuke: Indigenous Women Telling a New Story About Energy and Climate Along with Nani Chacon and Adrian Manygoats December 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM University Theatre in the Theatre Building, CU Boulder View Flyer | More Info Winona LaDuke … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Climate Smart Agriculture in Asia

Climate Smart Agriculture in Asia: Measurements, Implementation Strategy and Challenges by Kritee Kritee Senior Scientist, International Climate, Environmental Defense Fund Watch the Webcast Abstract: To feed a world of 9 billion people in 2050, it is vital to work with … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Media and Climate Adaptation

Let’s Hear from the People: A Study on Media Impact on Climate Protection and Climate Adaptation by Gesa Luedecke Sustainability Sciences, Leuphana University, Lueneburg Germany Watch the webcast Abstract: Tackling sustainability and climate change issues requires concern and participation on … Continue reading

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November 12: Global Challenges and Good Governance-Can Sport Deliver?

Wednesday, November 12 at 4:00 PM A talk by Jens Sejer Andersen Danish Institute for Sports Studies, Aarhus, Denmark journalist, international director and founder of Play the Game University of Colorado Boulder Eaton Humanities, Room 135 View Flyer | More … Continue reading

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Webcast Available for Noontime Seminar on Environmental Harms of the Electronics Commodity Chain

Blind Spots: Electronics Firms, and the Social and Environmental Harms of the Electronics Commodity Chain by Lucy McAllister, Environmental Studies, University of Colorado Watch the webcast Abstract: The global electronics commodity chain perpetuates widespread human and environmental harms, including the … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Catastrophe Insurance

Is This (Our) Risk? The Science and Politics of Catastrophe Insurance by Jessica Weinkle, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado Boulder Watch the webcast The title of this presentation implies two issues:  Is this risk? Is … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Electric Utilities

The Argument for Changing the Electric Utility Business Model Watch the webcast by Heather Bailey, Energy Strategy and Electric Utility Development, City of Boulder What will the electric utility of the future look like? Why is it important to re-evaluate … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Fracking in Colorado

Comparing Perceptions About Hydraulic Fracturing in Colorado, Texas, and New York Watch the webcast by Tanya Heikkila and Chris Weible, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver What is the landscape of hydraulic fracturing politics in Colorado?  How does … Continue reading

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Webcasts Now Available for Recent CSTPR Noontime Seminars

Assessing Wildfire Mitigation Outreach Strategies in the Wildland-Urban Interface Watch the webcast by Deserai Crow, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research and Environmental Studies, University of Colorado Boulder Adrianne Kroepsch, Elizabeth Koebele, and Lydia Dixon, Environmental Studies,University of Colorado … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Noontime Seminar on Wildfire Mitigation

Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Noontime Seminar on Wildfire Mitigation Playing with Fire: Social Interactions and Wildfire Mitigation Behaviors in Colorado by Katie Dickinson Watch the webcast Abstract: Homeowners’ decisions in fire-prone areas play a crucial role in shaping wildfire … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Noontime Seminar on Visualizing the Environment

Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Noontime Seminar on Visualizing the Environment Visualising the Environment and the Politics of Representation by Joanna Boehnert Watch the webcast Abstract: This talk will introduce the many ways that images work to communicate environment issues. … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR Noontime Seminar on Governance of Climate Change in the U.K.

Webcast Now Available for CSTPR’s Noontime Seminar on Governance of Climate Change in the U.K. Reporting, Regulation, and the Governance of Climate Change in the U.K. by Samuel Tang, Department of Geography, King’s College London Watch the webcast Abstract: The … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff Speaking on Media Coverage of Climate Change

Max Boykoff is giving a talk on March 27th at University of Idaho on media coverage of climate change: “Who Speaks for the Climate?” March 25, 2014 7:00 PM by Maxwell T. Boykoff, who researches and writes about the cultural … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event, February 27: Lens on Climate Change, CU Boulder Campus

Student teams from around the state will meet up in Old Main Chapel Thursday, 12:30 pm, to present short videos they produced about climate and environmental changes in their communities. The program, “Lens on Climate Change,” will also include “response” … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for CSTPR’s Noontime Seminar on the Energy-Water Nexus

The Energy-Water Nexus: Where Climate Adaptation and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Policies Collide by Kristen Averyt, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and Western Water Assessment Watch the webcast Abstract: Averaged across the US, water withdrawals by the energy industry … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Climate Adaptation in Northern Tanzania

Knowledge Production, Access, and Use for Climate Adaptation at Local Scales in Northern Tanzania Meaghan Daly, CSTPR and Environmental Studies Program, CU Boulder Eric Lovell, Geography Department, CU Boulder Mara J. Goldman, Geography Department and Institute for Behavioral Sciences, CU … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Place Attachment, Performance and Climate Change Adaptation

Webcast now available for CSTPR’s noontime seminar on place attachment and climate change adaptation Place Attachment, Performance and Climate Change Adaptation
 by Saffron O’Neill, Human Geography, University of Exeter Watch the webcast The process of climate change adaptation requires an … Continue reading

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CSTPR Noontime Seminar Series Spring 2014 Schedule

Adapting to Change: Promise, Pitfalls and Politics Sponsored by the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research Free and open to the public. All talks held in the CSTPR conference room unless otherwise noted. All talks will also be available … Continue reading

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Roger Pielke, Jr. on Minnesota Public News on Science and Politics

Roger Pielke, Jr. was a guest on Minnesota Public New’s The Daily Circuit Program on “When scientific fact and politics collide”. When scientific fact and politics collide The Daily Circuit Live December 12, 2013 9:06 AM Listen online. As Barack … Continue reading

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AGU Talk This Week

American Geophysical Union Fall 2013 Meeting: The Dynamics of Vulnerability and Implications for Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from Urban Water Management
 by Lisa Dilling Thursday, December 12th 2:10 PM – 2:25 PM NH43D-03. The Dynamics of Vulnerability and Implications for … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Political Extremism

Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Political Extremism Passion Without Understanding: Political Extremism is Supported by an Illusion of Understanding by Philip Fernbach, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Watch the webcast Abstract: People often hold extreme political … Continue reading

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Webcast Now Available for Noontime Seminar on Multi-Level Governance, Climate Change and Urban Energy Transitions

Webcast now available for Noontime Seminar on Multi-Level Governance, Climate Change and Urban Energy Transitions Multi-Level Governance, Climate Change and Urban Energy Transitions – State-Local Relations in Colorado’s ‘New Energy Economy’ by Michele Betsill, Political Science, Colorado State University Watch … Continue reading

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RASEI Big Energy Seminar Series: Energy and innovation in Brazil

Energy and innovation in Brazil: Current drivers and trends by Mikael Román Analyst at the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis Counselor for Scientific and Technical Affairs at the Swedish Embassy in Brazil Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 1:30pm Location: … Continue reading

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Webcast now Available for Noontime Seminar on Probabilities of Terrorist Events

Webcast now Available for November 6 Noontime Seminar on Probabilities of Terrorist Events Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events by Aaron Clauset, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder Watch the webcast Abstract: Quantities with … Continue reading

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Roger Pielke, Jr. on FIFA reform

Roger Pielke, Jr. was referenced in the news regarding the 2013 Play the Game conference on FIFA Reform FIFA Reform – is it producing results? playthegame.org by Marcus Hoy Has football’s world governing body implemented any meaningful reforms since the much-criticised … Continue reading

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Boykoff Speaking at University of Copenhagen on Media and Climate Change

On October 22, Max Boykoff will be speaking at the University of Copenhagen’s Sustainability Science Centre on “What have future generations done for me lately? Making sense of the role of media in shaping awareness and engagement with climate change”. … Continue reading

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Climate Wise Women

University Theatre in the Theatre Building, CU Boulder | 7:30 PM Free Admission | Please reserve a ticket here There are only 400 seats in the University Theatre. Reserving a ticket in no way ensures that you will get a … Continue reading

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