Category Archives: In the News

Leave ‘em Laughing Instead of Crying

Climate humor can break down barriers and find common ground by Max BoykoffThe Conversation Climate change is not inherently funny. Typically, the messengers are serious scientists describing how rising greenhouse gas emissions are harming the planet on land and at sea, or assessing what … Continue reading

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The Way We Talk About Climate Change Matters

Boulder Weeklyby Angela K. Evans The climate crisis has been making headlines recently, spurred by the worldwide youth climate strikes on Sept. 20 and U.N. Climate Summit on Sept. 23. Whether it’s been Greta Thunberg chastising U.N. leaders over inaction … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff on Having Conversations About Climate Change

Maxwell Boykoff was interviewed this week on having conversations about climate change: KOA Morning News (September 23) CPR’s Colorado Matters (September 23)

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In Wake of Global Protests, UN Gathers to Debate Climate Change Solutions

ABC 6 On Your Sideby Stephen Loiaconi Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg lectured world leaders Monday on their failure to address the threat of climate change, days after she and others led millions of protesters in a global strike to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Inconvenient Or Not, Extinction Rebellion Wants Colorado To Act Now On Climate Change

by Sam BraschCPR News Photo: Climate change activists perform a “die-in” during Denver City Council. Aug. 5, 2019. Credit: Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite. Last April, Dave Robinson walked out to the middle of Denver’s busy Speer Boulevard and sat down. Six … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right – Adults Are the Climate Change Problem

by Max BoykoffDaily Camera I have been deeply disturbed by the “Greta bashing” going on. My disappointment has been compounded by the fact that the verbal attacks have overwhelmingly emanated from older adults. For those not following her more closely, … Continue reading

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KOA Morning News: Talking Climate Change

Climate change is sure to be a big issue in the upcoming election. KOA News discusses this topic with CSTPR’s Dr. Max Boykoff​.

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How Did Climate Change Become Such An Issue For 2020?

Max Boykoff interviewed on 4 September 2019 Newsy. In the last decades and especially in the last few years, addressing climate change has become a flagship political issue. There’s something unique about this election cycle: The focus on addressing climate … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders has a Colossal Climate Plan

Mashable SE Asia Bernie Sanders’ climate plan, one of the biggest of the already big climate plans, dropped Thursday. The strategy (which is the largest by strictly financial measures) outlines ambitious and politically radical change, including a rapid transition from … Continue reading

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Meat and Potatoes: International Media Majors on Diet in IPCC Coverage

Climate Home News Reporting on latest science around climate change and land use focused on rich nations’ eating habits, but did it miss the bigger picture? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is widely regarded as the gold standard of … Continue reading

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