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Climate Researchers Fear the Coronavirus Pandemic Could End Up Politicized

CPR Newsby Sam Brasch It’s been a strange few weeks for academics who study the climate debate.  Benjamin Hale, an ethicist and an associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, started paying attention to the coronavirus … Continue reading

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CSTPR Good News Friday

During our time of remote staffing and learning, CSTPR recently began a weekly coffee hour through Zoom to share upcoming news and announcements. Below are a few announcements that were shared this week. CSTPR grad student Patrick Chandler (Environmental Studies), … Continue reading

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The Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: Moving Towards a Global Awakening?

Boulder Faculty Climate Science and Education Committee Presents The Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: Moving Towards a Global Awakening? Tuesday, April 215:00pm to 6:30pm by Dr. Cassandra BrooksEnvironmental Studies Program, University of Colorado Boulder Participate remotely using ZOOM | View Flyer Cassandra Brooks is an … Continue reading

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Move to Online Learning Mostly Smooth

by Katie LangfordBoulder Daily Camera More than 30,000 University of Colorado Boulder students and their professors have transitioned from traditional, in-person classes to all online classes within a matter of days. Every CU class switched to remote, online learning Monday, … Continue reading

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Crisis Response and the Standing of Expert Knowledge

by Steve VanderheidenCSTPR Core Faculty and Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies Photo above: A nurse wears protective gear at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site in Seattle on March 17, 2020. Photo: Brian Snyder, Reuters. As I write this, the University … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound Alumni Speaks on Gender Issues in Antarctica

CU Independentby Mairead Brogan Cassandra Brooks, an assistant professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, spoke to students and community members Monday night in the CU History Museum on her experience leading Homeward Bound, a global women’s … Continue reading

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Ecological Economics, Dangerous Ideas, and Academic Freedom

by Matthew BurgessCSTPR Core Faculty and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Few things make me appreciate the importance of leaving space for discussing dangerous ideas—without fear of reprisal or censorship—in academia than teaching ecological economics and interacting with ecological economists. … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Agent-Based Modelling in Human Dimensions of Fisheries

Fish and Fisheries, 2020 by M.G. Burgess, E. Carrella, M. Drexler, R.L. Axtell, R.M. Bailey, J.R. Watson, R.B. Cabral, M. Clemence, C. Costello, C. Dorsett, S.D. Gaines, E. S. Klein, P. Koralus, G. Leonard, S.A. Levin, L.R. Little, J. Lynham, … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: Experts Say Climate Change is Expected to Bring More of the Same

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO)February 2020 Summary February media attention to climate change and global warming at the global level decreased 12% from January 2020 coverage, but was up 62% from the previous February 2019. Regionally, stories in February 2020 … Continue reading

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Through the Noise Podcast: Max Boykoff on Creative (Climate) Communications

Through the Noise #529 Max 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. He also is an … Continue reading

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