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Amsterdam to CU Boulder, by rail, boat, bus and bike

July 10, 2019

Climate researcher eschews air travel on 8,000-mile ‘commute’ to take up INSTAAR position.

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Reticent experts still have climate advocacy choices, scholars say

Jan. 20, 2019

Scientists can be climate advocates without tarring reputations, CU Boulder researchers contend.

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Drawdown, Act Up! To Bring Environmental Fun to the Masses

July 9, 2018

How to deal with environmental issues is a difficult discussion, but one group at the University of Colorado Boulder is hoping to bring it to the general public this week through skits and interactive games.

Photograph of Hibiscus Flower

A classic Darwinian ecological hypothesis holds up—with a twist

Dec. 28, 2017

New research shows that a long-held hypothesis about the factors that govern species ranges largely holds true, but may be the result of a previously under appreciated ecological mechanism.

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Global climate-change pacts moving toward market-based approaches, scholar finds

Nov. 29, 2017

The U.S. decision to leave the Paris climate agreement provided some interesting data for scholars who study trends in the negotiations. One of those researchers is David Ciplet at CU Boulder.

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Can gardening prevent cancer? CU study seeks to find out

Sept. 20, 2017

Ask someone who gardens what they love most about it, and the answer often is: it makes them feel better. A new trial is exploring the measurable health benefits of community gardening.

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Environmental-studies undergrads publish graduate-level research

Sept. 1, 2017

Some undergraduate students "absolutely are at the same level as our graduate students," professor says.

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What pikas and alpine plants tell us about climate change

July 28, 2017

This summer, undergraduate students Max Wasser and Grace Kendziorski are spending time hiking in the mountains—and trapping pikas and counting flowers. They are participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at CU Boulder.

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Inside the Greenhouse, climate discourse cools down

July 7, 2017

Professors in theatre, biology and environmental studies team up to focus on creatively communicating climate science through the arts and social sciences.

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So three polar bears walk into a bar…

March 14, 2017

‘Stand Up for Climate Change’ event on March 17 to fuse the sober topic of climate change with the unifying power of humor.

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