Category Archives: In the News

Climate Sceptics and the News Media

Max Boykoff interviewed in Al Jazeera news report Al Jazeera, The Listening Post January 27, 2018 The curious persistence of climate scepticism Climate scepticism is fringe and unscientific. So why is it that sceptics still manage, in certain countries, to … Continue reading

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Analysis: The Climate Papers Most Featured in the Media in 2017

Max Boykoff’s MeCCO work for Lancet Report highlighted in Carbon Brief Carbon Brief, January 24, 2018 Every day, dozens of scientific journals publish new climate change research that is shared across the world via the internet. These journal papers make … Continue reading

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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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