Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up

Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up

Dec. 19, 2016

Combining the research and experience of prominent adaptation and development theorists and practitioners, this book presents cutting edge knowledge that moves the debate on CBA forward towards effective, appropriate, and ‘scaled-up’ adaptive action.Read more »
The Galápagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciences

The Galápagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciences

Dec. 19, 2016

Collectively, The Galápagos presents case studies illustrating the Galápagos Archipelago as a dynamic natural laboratory for the earth sciences. This book would be of special interest to a multidisciplinary audience in earth sciences, including petrologists, volcanologists, geochronologists, geochemists, and geobiologists.Read more »
Arctic

CU Boulder launches cool certificate in Arctic studies

Dec. 5, 2016

There probably is not a more suitable location for one of the world’s first interdisciplinary certificates in Arctic studies than the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
ice

2016 Ties 2007 for Second Lowest Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Sept. 16, 2016

The Arctic’s ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent on September 10, 2016, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, part of CIRES and CU Boulder.Read more »
Light pollution now blots out the Milky Way

Milky Way now hidden from one-third of humanity

June 10, 2016

The Milky Way, the brilliant river of stars that has dominated the night sky and human imaginations since time immemorial, is but a faded memory to one third of humanity and 80 percent of Americans, according to a new global atlas of light pollution produced by Italian and American scientists.Read more »
SEEC positions CU as global hub for Earth research

SEEC positions CU as global hub for Earth research

April 27, 2016

The newly completed Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex “establishes CU-Boulder as the epicenter for environmental sciences and geosciences research nationally and perhaps worldwide,” says Provost Russ Moore. The center was officially dedicated this month.Read more »