Climate Change In the News

February 2017 Newsletter

Feb. 24, 2017

CU Boulder Gold Bicycle Friendly University Village Center Dining and Community Commons now open February Eco-Tip: Every Drop Counts! Zipcar now on CU Boulder Campus The Just Transition Collaborative (JTC) Energy Conservation Outreach (ECO) visits: New Name Same Great Program Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals Campus Sustainability Awards: call for... Read more »

Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference Feb 3rd and 4th

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 »

Spring Break Travel: Skyride

March 17, 2017

Save some money and the environment by using your College Pass to ride the AB bus route for free to the Airport. RTD doubles up on buses during peak hours for the influx of students needing to make their flights on time; however, give yourself ample time by catching an... Read more »

We Are Hiring!

March 16, 2017

The E-Center is now accepting applications for summer and fall employment. If you have any intention of working in sustainability after you graduate, the E-Center is the perfect place to launch your career.Why work with us? Just think of all the things that make campus more sustainable. Recycling and composting?... Read more »

Sustainability Skills: Basics of Colorado Gardening April 9

March 16, 2017

REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED This workshop is full. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please watch the Ecenter's event page in Fall semester for repeat of this workshop. Sun, April 9, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Idea Forge, Fleming Hall Rm 33 DESCRIPTION In this Sustainability Skills workshop with ENVS Permaculture... Read more »

Spring Bike Maintenance Clinics

March 9, 2017

Upcoming Clinics: Brake Systems Maintenance 04/13/2017 In the Brake Systems Maintenance clinic students will learn to install and adjust both rim brake caliper brake systems and linear pull brake systems. This 1-hour clinic will then be followed by 1-hour of shop time, where students will have time to ask questions... Read more »

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Eco Social Justice, March 22

Feb. 28, 2017

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Eco Social Justice on the Global Frontlines Wednesday, March 22 6-8:00pm Glenn Miller Ballroom University Memorial Center 1669 Euclid, Boulder Cultural Events Board in partnership with Eye Resist and the Eco-Social Justice team at the Environmental Center present Dr. Vandana Shiva Vandana Shiva is a distinguished policy... Read more »

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Jan. 26, 2017

The Environmental Improvement Initiative: In the spring of 2005, students voted to dedicate a portion of student fees to implement on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus impact on climate and environment. Sustainable CU... Read more »

Campus Sustainability Awards: call for nominations

Jan. 26, 2017

The annual CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards is now accepting nominations. The University of Colorado wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Outstanding efforts make CU's successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible, and awardees... Read more »

Spring Eco Engage Events

Jan. 19, 2017

Eco-Engage Events Spring 2017 offerings In response to student interest and requests, the CU Environmental Center is excited to launch the Eco-Engage Events Program in collaboration with HDS Eco-Reps Program. The program is aimed primarily at first and second year students, (although all enrolled CU students are welcome) and features... Read more »