Category Archives: In the News

Joe Neguse Has a Plan to Fight Trump on Climate Censorship

The Colorado Independentby Robin Bravender “Stop Climate Censorship Act” would require officials to use data to defend decisions to remove climate content from studies. A freshman Colorado congressman, troubled by allegations of climate censorship by the Trump administration, is attempting … Continue reading

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Climate Change Activists at CU Boulder Proclaim Action is Needed Now

Daily Cameraby Lucy Haggard Time is growing critically short to combat the causes and effects of climate change, in the opinion of protesters who turned out Friday to shine a brighter light on what they see as a global crisis … Continue reading

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Climate Activists Used Disinformation to Falsely Report a Climate Emergency

CPR Newsby Michael Elizabeth Sakas and Lindsay Fendt Members of the youth-led climate activist group Sunrise Movement distributed a fake letter to attendees at the start of the Dec. 5 Sustainable Denver Summit. The letter appeared to be on city letterhead, but was … Continue reading

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These Scientists Want People To ‘Laugh About Climate Change’

Medical Dailyby Darwin Malicdem Climate change is a very serious issue. It puts millions of people in different countries across the world at risk of more extreme weather events, food shortages and rising sea levels, among other natural changes.  Advocates have been calling … Continue reading

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Most Americans Now See Signs of Climate Change Where They Live

ScienceNewsby Gloria Dickie Amid deadly wildfires in California and increased flooding along the U.S. East Coast in 2019, most Americans say the effects of climate change are already upon us — and that the U.S. government isn’t doing enough to … Continue reading

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Does Calling It A ‘Climate Emergency’ Help?

Newsy Video Clip More and more voices call the state of the climate an “emergency” or “crisis.” Is that effective? And how do we respond to it? As the effects of climate change become more apparent, warnings that it represents … Continue reading

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Communicating the Climate Crisis

KPFA Terra Verde This show is all about how we talk, write, joke, and otherwise communicate about the climate crisis. It’s about who constructed existing narratives around climate change and which voices are given the biggest microphones when it comes … Continue reading

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This Researcher Thinks It’s OK to Joke About Climate Change

In fact, he thinks laughing about it may help us put an end to it NRDCby Jeff Turrentine As strange as it may sound, thinking about global warming can make a lot of people feel frozen in place. Fear can … Continue reading

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Hot Air: So What?

Boulder Channel 8Deliberate Conversations Colorado routinely has temperature swings of 20 – 30 degrees in a day. So what’s all the concern about the average temp rising 2 degrees? Max Boykoff, CU Associate Professor in Environmental Studies, and Alexander Verbeek, … Continue reading

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New Approaches To Climate Change Communication

Living Lab Radio on WCAIby Elsa Partan and Heather Goldstone Think climate change is too serious to joke about? Consider this. With each new scientific report, the situation seems more dire. But the social and political will to address the … Continue reading

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