Category Archives: New Publications

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Student Content Production of Climate Communications

Beth Osnes, Rebecca Safran, and Max Boykoff coauthored a chapter “Student Content Production of Climate Communications” in the 2017 book What Is Sustainable Journalism? edited by Peter Berglez, Ulrika Olausson and Mart Ots. This edited volume, which elaborates on the … Continue reading

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What Will Happen When a Self-Driving Car Kills a Bystander?

by CSTPR Visiting Scholar, Jack Stilgoe The Guardian June 24, 2017 As a social scientist researching emerging technologies, I am fascinated by the bumps, scrapes and abrupt turns of self-driving cars as they accelerate towards the market. Here is a … Continue reading

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