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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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Recycled Runway Challenges Colorado’s Youth to Design Eco-Friendly Haute Couture

303 Magazine April 21, 2017 Now in its eighth year, The Common Threads Creative Lab’s Recycled Runway has become a staple event for the community’s fashionable and eco-conscious youth. During Tuesday’s sold-out show, more than 30 young designers strutted the … Continue reading

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From Trash to Treasure – Telling the Story of Sustainability

CU Boulder Today April 20, 2017 by Kristin Agnes While plaid and shearling were all the buzz on the fall 2017 fashion runways in New York and Milan earlier this year, Boulder took a different approach to fashion trends: promoting … Continue reading

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How One Professor is Finding the Funny in Climate Change

ClimateWire March 22, 2017 by John Fialka We have rising sea levels, world-record warming, acidifying oceans, an approaching food crisis and a president who is determined to cut any federal budget that is aimed at mitigating climate change. Is there … Continue reading

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‘Stand Up for Climate Change’ Event to Fuse the Sober Topic of Climate Change With Humor

Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine March 2017 by Clint Talbott Climate change is about as amusing as death, but the gallows can inspire a kind of humor. Consider this, from late-night jokester Conan O’Brien: “Yesterday, a group of scientists warned … Continue reading

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No Laughing Matter? When It Comes To Climate Change, CU Boulder Show Begs To Differ

Max Boykoff and Beth Osnes will be live on NPR’s Colorado Matters at 10:05am on March 3, 2017 Climate Change is no laughing matter — unless it is. That’s the premise for a show, “Stand Up for Climate: An Experiment … Continue reading

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Beyond Boulder: Students Video Polar Bears to Teach About Climate Change

CU Boulder Today January 2017 Graduate student Barbara MacFerrin had never seen a bear in the wild in Colorado. In November, she went to the Arctic and saw a dozen polar bears. As part of a team led by Jennifer … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Max Boykoff: Climate Change and the Media

Boulder Magazine Winter/Spring 2016-2017 How much do you really know about climate change? And where does your information come from? For most of us, media is our primary source of what we know about the topic. And most of the … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff on Global Climate Talks: Moving Ahead

KGNU Science Show, How on Earth November 15, 2016 Max Boykoff – Global Climate Talks – Moving Ahead With or Without US Listen to Podcast While the world has held climate talks for 22 years (This is COP – Conference … Continue reading

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They may not like it, but scientists must work with Donald Trump

Jack Stilgoe and Roger Pielke Jr: As they recover from Donald Trump’s shock victory, US scientists must ask themselves three big questions. The Guardian November 11, 2016 Donald Trump has won. Science and scientists played almost no part in the … Continue reading

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