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MeCCO Monthly Summary: This is Not the Way to Reduce Emissions!

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO)March 2020 Summary March 2020 has been a pivotal month in human history. In terms of media coverage of climate change and global warming, March 2020 has demonstrated the adage of the ‘finite news hole’ across … Continue reading

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Colorado Climate Webinar to Discuss Decarbonization, Energy, Climate Change

CU Boulder Today CU Boulder will host the regional version of a national effort to “make climate a class.”  Associate Professors Max Boykoff (Environmental Studies) and Phaedra Pezzullo (Communication) along with undergraduate student Andrew Benham (Engineering) are hosting the webinar … 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 the past two weeks. CSTPR grad student Patrick Chandler … Continue reading

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Power Dialog 4.7.20: Climate Solutions for Colorado

Tuesday, April 7, 20205:00 – 6:30 PMONLINE ONLY THROUGH ZOOMRegistration Required | More Info The Power Dialog will support College and University partners across the US, focused on the potential to solve the energy side of climate change by 2030. … Continue reading

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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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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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