Published: Sept. 4, 2020

In this episode of CU Boulder Where You Are, Beth Osnes and Max Boykoff discuss the power of humor to start a productive conversation about climate change.

Boykoff, who directs the Environmental Studies Program, and Osnes, a professor of theatre and dance, also discuss Inside the Greenhouse, describing the initiative as an effort to spawn "creative spaces so that we and the students with whom we work and the external partners whom we also work with can then experiment with effective was to find common ground to bridge what can be at times politicized and polarized dimensions of climate change.

At the top of the page is a screen shot of a student video in which the narrator, in the style of a naturalist video, marvels at some "newborn hatchlings" that are, in fact, Coke cans nesting in a bed of aluminum foil.

See the full video below: