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The Non-Partisan Environmental Group That Will Make You Feel Hopeful About Climate Change

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Science Writer This article is the first in a CSTPR series of profiles of non-partisan environmental groups on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Photo above: Citizens’ Climate Lobby members lobbying for Joe Neguse. If there’s … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes from the Field: Experiences of Drought in Turkana County

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Programby Sarah Posner Sarah Posner is the 2019 Junior Researcher in the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) program. She is a Masters student in the Geography Department at University of Colorado Boulder. … Continue reading

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If You Have No Hope, You Can’t Act: Patrick David Chandler on Bridging Science and Art

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Science Writer Photo above: Patrick Chandler during a performance of Inside the Greenhouse’s musical for youth engagement, Shine, on Earth Day 2019. Halfway through my interview with Patrick David Chandler, a current Environmental Studies graduate student based … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes from the Field: Forecasts for Action

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Programby Sarah Posner Sarah Posner is the 2019 Junior Researcher in the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) program. She is a Masters student in the Geography Department at University of Colorado Boulder. … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: ‘I am an environmentalist’

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO)August 2019 Summary August media attention to climate change and global warming was up 20% throughout the world from the previous month of July, and up almost 83% from August 2018. At the country level, of … Continue reading

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Ogmius, Issue #53 is Now Out

Issue #53, Summer 2019 Ogmius Exchange Science Education is STEAM’N Along in a New Direction with the Emmy-Nominated Program Adventures in Science by Spencer Zeigler Faculty Affiliate Forum Do Experiences with Extreme Weather Change Beliefs about Climate Change? Perhaps, If your Neighbors … Continue reading

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The Big Impact of Imperceptible Things: David Oonk on Fracking and Microplastics

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Science Writer This summer, CSTPR’s own David Oonk is working with the Center for a New Energy Economy (CNEE) to make the communication of climate research to policy makers a little bit easier. CNEE is headed … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Drought Impacts: Where, When, and for Whom?

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Programby Sarah Posner Sarah Posner is the 2019 Junior Researcher in the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) program. She is a graduate student in human geography at the University of Colorado Boulder. … Continue reading

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Science Education is STEAM’N Along in a New Direction

STEAM’N Along in a New Direction with the Emmy-Nominated Program Adventures in Science by Spencer Zeigler, CSTPR Science Writer photo above: An image of the Alaskan wilderness where Ryan Vachon and Dan Zietlow filmed Adventures in Science and Cloven. Do … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary: Monumental Challenges Remain

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO)July 2019 Summary New Zealand political developments contributed to a 31% increase in coverage from the previous month. July Monsoon rains, floods and consequent landslides gripped India and contributed to a 5% increase in media coverage … Continue reading

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