Category Archives: New Publications

Regional Climate Response Collaboratives: Multi-Institutional Support for Climate Resilience

by Kristen Averyt, Justin D. Derner, Lisa Dilling et al. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society May 2018, pp. 891-898 Abstract: Federal investments by U.S. agencies to enhance climate resilience at regional scales grew over the past decade (2010s). To maximize … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Making Research Relevant for Decision Makers

CIRES News, May 2018 CIRES’ Western Water Assessment releases new usable science guide for researchers hoping for impact Experts in NOAA/CIRES’ Western Water Assessment have released a new usable science guide to break down common barriers: research questions may not be targeted … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, New Publications | Leave a comment

Framing in Climate Change Videos

León, B., M. Boykoff, J. Huda, and C. Rodrigo (2018), Framing in Climate Change Videos. Communicating Science and Technology Through Online Video: Researching a New Media Phenomenon, Ed. Bienvenido León and Michael Bourk, 107-119, Routledge. Book Description: Online video’s unique capacity to … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Measuring Livelihood Resilience: The Household Livelihood Resilience Approach

An Outgrowth of CSTPR’s Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) internship program. Amy Quandt was a 2013 RCRCCC intern in Isiolo, Kenya. World Developement Volume 107, July 2018, Pages 253–263 by Amy Quandt Abstact: The concept of resilience, and livelihood resilience more … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Learning to Expect Surprise: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Beyond

by Lisa Dilling, Rebecca Morss, and Olga Wilhelmi Journal of Extreme Events (2018) Vol. 4, No. 3 Extreme events often bring unexpected situations and impacts, as the sequence of hurricanes and other natural disasters in summer and fall 2017 demonstrated. … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Transformative Learning Networks: Guidelines and Insights for Netweavers

Research Team Leader: Bruce Evan Goldstein Research Team Members: Claire S. Chase, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Julie Risien, and Sarah Schweizer CSTPR White Paper 2018-01, 108 pp. University of Colorado Boulder This report is intended to inform the design and operation … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Flood Modelling and Assessments for Downstream Communities of Koka Dam, Ethiopia

Prepared by Katherine Chambers 2017 Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Winner Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie developed flood inundation maps for communities downstream of hydroelectric … Continue reading

Posted in Commentaries, New Publications | Leave a comment

Ten Essentials for Action-Oriented and Second Order Energy Transitions, Transformations and Climate Change Research

Energy Research & Social Science Volume 40 (2018) by I Fazey, N. Schäpke, G. Caniglia, J. Patterson, J. Hultman, B. van Mierlo, F. Säwe, A. Wiek, J. Wittmayer, P. Aldunce, H. Al Waer, N. Battacharya, H. Bradbury, E. Carmen, J. … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

Machine Learning, Social Learning and the Governance of Self-Driving Cars

by Jack Stilgoe, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London Social Studies of Science (2017) Jack Stilgoe was a visiting scholar at CSTPR/University of Colorado Boulder in 2016 Abstract: Self-driving cars, a quintessentially ‘smart’ technology, are not born smart. The … Continue reading

Posted in New Publications | Leave a comment

2017 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Released

CSTPR Director, Max Boykoff contributed to comprehensive, UK-led report on critical connections between climate change and human health Climate change is unequivocally affecting the health of people around the world today, with a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, according to … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, New Publications | Leave a comment