Category Archives: In the News

Initiatives to Anticipate the Harmful Effects of Natural Disasters

CSTPR Research Affiliate, Fernando Briones, highlighted in Le MondeLe Monde (translated from French) Hurricane, flood, fires … Due to their considerable impact on society and the environment, disaster prevention and response plans related to climate change are essential today. In fact, … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff Interviewed on MetodeTV

Maxwell Boykoff opened the series “The great challenges of science” at the University of Valencia, Spain with his lecture on Creative (Climate) Communications. On the occasion of his visit to Valencia, also addresses this issue in his interview for Mètode … Continue reading

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Sustainable Hope: BVSD Students Don Green Suits for a Good Cause

Boulder Weekly With each passing day, news about the state of the environment gets more alarming. As problems get worse, it’s easy to get disheartened, which is why University of Colorado theater and environmental studies professor Beth Osnes is trying … Continue reading

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Climate Reality Project Co-Chair is a Climate Change Superhero

CU Independent After recently becoming co-chair of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Climate Reality Project, sophomore Mike Jacobs is achieving his childhood dream of becoming a superhero through environmental activism. The Climate Reality Project is a club dedicated to achieving … Continue reading

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Boulder Marches to Stop Climate Change

Yellowscene Magazine A couple of hundred excited activists and concerned community members assembled at the Boulder Bandshell to take part in the global, youth led, climate change protest: Fridays for Future. The event was organized locally by Earth Guardians, including Marlow … Continue reading

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Youth are Changing the Game on Climate Change

CBS Newsby Jeff Berardelli In the span of just months, children around the world have pushed climate change discussion into the heart of policy debates, the mainstream media and public conversation. Youth-led efforts like the Sunrise Movement, the Youth Climate … Continue reading

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The Ecology of People: Matt Burgess Brings a New Perspective to Economics

CU Science Buffsby Rachel Gaspar At a critical point in the state of our environment, CU Boulder welcomes a new assistant professor to the department of environmental studies: Matt Burgess. Burgess is an economist and ecologist, and brings fresh perspective to … Continue reading

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Liberating Climate Change Communication: An interview with Maxwell Boykoff

Strand Magazineby Victor Chaix Dr. Maxwell Boykoff is the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, which is part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. His work, focusing in cultural politics and environmental … Continue reading

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Testosterone Limits for Female Athletes Based on Flawed Science

Roger Pielke, Jr., CSTPR Founding Director and faculty affiliate, highlighted in CU Boulder Today Should high testosterone levels disqualify elite female athletes from competing among women? That will be the question at hand in a Swiss court this month when … Continue reading

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To Engage or Not to Engage?

by Jenn Richler Nature Climate Change, volume 9, page 88 (2019) Although scientists have valuable knowledge relevant to tackling important issues, many resist calls to engage the public for fear that being labelled as an advocate will undermine their scientific … Continue reading

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