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An Interview with Dr. Cassandra Brooks

Nature, June 2019 Cassandra Brooks is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. She was recently selected as one of the science faculty on an upcoming #TeamHB4 #WomenInSTEMM leadership initiative in Antarctica. Please tell us about your research … Continue reading

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Science Struggling Against Fake News and Fact Deniers

University World News Flat Earth theories. Anti-vaccination conspiracies. Climate change denials. Such deeply held beliefs are impeding the job of unveiling and spreading verifiable truths, according to speakers at the international Worldviews on Media and Higher Education Conference in Toronto, … Continue reading

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Environmental Journalists Know the Value of a Climate Debate

Democratic presidential candidate and Governor of Washington Jay Inslee speaks about climate change at the Council on Foreign Relations on June 5 in New York City. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Colombia Journalism Reviewby Jason Plautz CLIMATE CHANGE HAS BECOME A … Continue reading

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War all the time? Climate reporters weigh coverage quantity against quality

Columbia Journalism Reviewby Abby Rabinowitz I’VE LATELY BEEN LOSING MYSELF in The New York Times archives, scrolling through front-page coverage of World War II. Days with no landmark battles, such as January 23, 1943—when, as the paper reported top-right, Allies made progress in Kharkov … Continue reading

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Time To Wake Up: Bad Media (for) Climate

CSTPR’s MeCCO work and USA Newspaper Coverage of Climate Change figure was cited in Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s Senate floor speech on May 20, 2019 (around 9:50 in video).

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The Media is Failing on Climate Change

Here’s how they can do better ahead of 2020 Photo: Young protestors hold placards at the office of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell during a Green New Deal demonstration (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock) The Guardianby Emily Holden America elected Donald Trump at … Continue reading

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What’s So Funny About Climate Change?

CU Boulder Today photo above: Daniel Hood performs stand-up comedy as a tree. Photo: Chelsea Hackett. Environmental researchers know the problem all too well: the science on climate change is clear, but people won’t listen. For most people, perusing the … Continue reading

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Initiatives to Anticipate the Harmful Effects of Natural Disasters

CSTPR Research Affiliate, Fernando Briones, highlighted in Le MondeLe Monde (translated from French) Hurricane, flood, fires … Due to their considerable impact on society and the environment, disaster prevention and response plans related to climate change are essential today. In fact, … Continue reading

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Max Boykoff Interviewed on MetodeTV

Maxwell Boykoff opened the series “The great challenges of science” at the University of Valencia, Spain with his lecture on Creative (Climate) Communications. On the occasion of his visit to Valencia, also addresses this issue in his interview for Mètode … Continue reading

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Sustainable Hope: BVSD Students Don Green Suits for a Good Cause

Boulder Weekly With each passing day, news about the state of the environment gets more alarming. As problems get worse, it’s easy to get disheartened, which is why University of Colorado theater and environmental studies professor Beth Osnes is trying … Continue reading

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