Category Archives: In the News

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Associated Press December 5, 2017 by Seth Borenstein When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it’s moving … Continue reading

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Lancet Countdown on Climate Change

KGNU How on Earth November 14, 2017 Lancet Countdown on Climate Change(starts 3:45) Respectable science journals no longer debate whether human activity causes climate change, or even if it can be reversed to prevent human suffering.  They now scramble to figure … Continue reading

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CU Boulder Campus Film Screening Designed to Inspire ‘Acting Locally’

CU Boulder Today October 24, 2017 On Thursday, Oct. 26, Keep Colorado Green, CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps and University Libraries will be hosting a campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. This is the sequel to … Continue reading

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Former Obama Aide Cites Three Reasons for Climate Optimism

Pique News Magazine October 5, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump has initiated steps to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. But a former advisor to President Barack Obama was anything but gloomy last week as he gave … Continue reading

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Former Obama advisor Brian Deese Speaks at CSTPR 15th anniversary

CU Independent October 3, 2017 The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at CU celebrated its 15 year anniversary by inviting Brian Deese, former senior advisor on climate and energy for the Obama Administration, to talk Thursday night. Deese, … Continue reading

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Can Hollywood Movies About Climate Change Make a Difference?

New York Times October 2, 2017 How do you tell a story about the destruction of the world? Movie- and TV-makers know how to do it with aliens, of course, or suggest it with invented political intrigue and rogue leaders. … Continue reading

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Former Obama Advisor on Climate, Energy to Give Lecture Sept. 28

CU Boulder Today September 14, 2017 The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a lecture by Brian Deese Sept. 28. Deese, currently a senior fellow at Harvard University, is the former senior advisor on climate … Continue reading

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Straight Talk: The Superfan

Elevation Outdoors September 6, 2016 We usually profile a big-name athlete or luminary in this department, but this issue we wanted to find out what makes the typical Elevation Outdoors reader tick. We looked across the state, but it turned … Continue reading

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The Term ‘Climate Change’ Isn’t Working Anymore

by Alex Lee (CSTPR alumni and former STP Certificate Instructor) High Country News September 7, 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is in charge of the Forest Service as well as several agricultural and food-related research agencies, recently told … Continue reading

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Inside the Greenhouse, Climate Discourse Cools Down

Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine July 7, 2017 Where one stands on the validity of climate change science depends largely on where one sits on the political spectrum, surveys show. This fact vexes people who respond to climate science doubt … Continue reading

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