Climate Change In the News

October Newsletter

Sept. 14, 2016

CU at the White House for Green Sports Day Go Beyond Award Tips for An Affordable & Green Halloween Feature: CU Conference Services "Living Wall" Is your Office CU Green Certified? Water for the West Carbon Offsets Purchasing Program Learn More about Campus Sustainability with AASHE Resources Sustainable CU: A... Read more »

Tips for an Affordable & Green Halloween

Oct. 25, 2016

Forget about ghouls and goblins- checking your bank account after Hallo-week is the real scare of the month. Not to mention all of the candy wrappers, costumes, and decorations that will get thrown out after all of the festivities are over. There is a lot of money that goes into... Read more »

Story Earth (11/9)

Oct. 21, 2016

STORY EARTH: A live performance bringing Story & Science of Earth Alive! Wendesday, November 9 CU Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC) on East Campus A thought-provoking performance combining epic storytelling and scientific discourse to ask big questions: Are ancient stories about humanity and Earth still relevant? Can a symbiosis... Read more »

White House recognizes CU Boulder at inaugural Green Sports Day

Oct. 10, 2016

As a leader in sustainability practices and fan engagement in athletics, CU Boulder was one of two campuses recognized at the inaugural Green Sports Day with an event in the East Room of the White House on Thursday, Oct. 6. Dave Newport, director of the CU Environmental Center , attended... Read more »

Protect your Bike, Use a U-Lock

Sept. 16, 2016

Bike thefts on campus are on the rise! In the vast majority of thefts, bikes are either unlocked, improperly locked, or locked with lightweight cables or chains. U-lock style locks protect your bike best. Always lock your bicycle through its frame and front tire, to an approved bicycle parking rack... Read more »

Weekly Sustainability Meetup, Wednesdays at 4pm

Sept. 14, 2016

Weekly Sustainability Meetup Wednesdays, 4:00pm, Hellems 267 These public meetups will cover a campus sustainability topic with a guest presenter and time for discussion and networking. See the calendar listing of the weekly events for fall semester. October 5: Environmental Justice October 12: Zero Waste October 19: Sustainable Food **October... Read more »

Volunteer with Ralphie's Green Stampede

Sept. 14, 2016

Join Ralphie's Green Stampede at home football games and help us keep Folsom a zero-waste stadium. Volunteers get free entrance to the game, a meal and a T-Shirt for staffing zero-waste stations throughout the stadium to educate football fans about the importance and impact of composting and recycling. Volunteers are... Read more »

Eco-Tip: Waste Reduction and Pre-Cycling

Sept. 14, 2016

Did you know? On average, tap water is 560 times less expensive than bottled water. When you use a reusable water bottle, you help reduce the production of bottled beverages and therefore, the landfill and recycling burden of the bottles. In the United States in 2006, only 24.7 percent of... Read more »

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Sept. 13, 2016

CUSG Environmental Board funds on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus¹ impact on climate and environment. Applications are accepted monthly for small scale projects requesting $2,500 or less. Large grant proposals are due October... Read more »

September Newsletter

Sept. 12, 2016

Please catch up with CU Athletics! By Dave Newport, LEED AP Director, CU Environmental Center This is not a competition CU Athletics really wants to win. But so far, our college sports program is the most sustainable department on campus, and the most sustainable sports program probably on the planet... Read more »