Climate Change In the News

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Sept. 14, 2016

Pilot Program Sets the Stage for on-Campus Composting Ride a bike? Get a Free Light! CU's Global Citizen of the Year Getting Ready for Winter: How to Decrease your Energy Use International Institute for Sustainable Labs Conference: Greening Labs Across The Nation Out of the Classroom and into the Wide... Read more »

CU Boulder Gold Bicycle Friendly University

Jan. 12, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Colorado Boulder with the Gold Bicycle Friendly University (BFU SM ) award, joining 18 other Gold Bicycle Friendly Universities. The University of Colorado Boulder joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States transforming their campuses and... Read more »

Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference

Dec. 15, 2016

February 3-4, 2017 - CU Boulder Bioneers is the preeminent international gathering of leading innovators and visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time. In its 26th year, Bioneers continues to uniquely and authentically articulate the relationships between environment, health, social justice... Read more »

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 1/19/17 Eco Social Justice Leadership Program

Dec. 5, 2016

Eco-Social Justice Leadership Program Application Due Jan 19th, 2017! Though the early/priority deadlines have passed, there's still time to apply to the cutting-edge Eco-Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program. The CUE (The Cultural Unity & Engagement Center, formerly known as SORCE) and the Environmental Center are pleased to continue (since fall... Read more »

What's New in Recycling Resources

Nov. 30, 2016

Listed below are a number of newly retreived recycling facts, infographics, case studies, and other resources to help educate on recycling and zero waste. Course Development - Other Training Programs Community Environmental Services, part of Portland State University, trains and employs students to offer zero waste management services to companies,... Read more »

Pilot program sets the stage for on-campus

Nov. 21, 2016

CU Boulder has been at the national forefront of sustainability initiatives for several years and this year, a CU Boulder residence hall will attempt a zero-waste composting program. Buckingham is the first residence hall and building on campus to have a fully functioning composting system. Lucy Haggard, Buckingham's EcoRep, is... Read more »

Sign up for the Ski Bus Today!

Nov. 21, 2016

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Avoiding the Conversation 11/16

Nov. 9, 2016

November 16 6-8pm ENVD 120 Sometimes talking with your loved ones about touchy subjects can lead to a "cringe moment"--come chat with us and other CU organizations about how to make these conversations comfortable for everyone involved! Ready to go home for break, but don’t want to engage with your... Read more »

Getting Ready for Winter: How To Decrease Your Energy Use

Nov. 8, 2016

Did You Know? CU Buffs are turning to their thermostats in their efforts to curb their carbon footprint and energy consumption. There’s a lot that renters and homeowners can do to save energy and money. The easiest place to start as winter approaches is to lower your thermostat settings, even... Read more »

Aiming for Zero: Zero Waste Events on Campus Set the Bar

Oct. 30, 2016

Move Out The annual "Give & Go" Donation Drive during student Move Out in the Residence Halls on campus generated 26 tons of Reusable Items (clothing, bedding, fans, lamps, storage items, etc), 2,258 pounds of donated food, and 1,128 pounds of Personal Care Products, for a total of 27.7 tons... Read more »