Climate

Evidence of climate-driven conflicts is piling up

Sept. 18, 2019

Climate has played a small but important role in fueling civil wars and other conflicts, CU Boulder and other researchers find.

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If your sleep is out of whack, so are you

Sept. 11, 2019

If you are a person who is proud of burning the candle at both ends—say, a college student—and surviving on less than optimal sleep, here’s a message you might not want to hear: You can’t fool Mother Nature.

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The CU Scientist Cracking the Love Code

June 13, 2019

Like humans, voles mate for life. Zoe Donaldson, a CU assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience, wants to know why.

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Is climate change fueling civil war?

June 13, 2019

Climate change has played a small but important role in fueling civil wars and other armed conflicts in recent decades and will play an exponentially greater role in the future, according to a new study.

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Learning about social justice from the inside out

May 6, 2019

The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program at CU Boulder brings undergraduates and incarcerated individuals together—often with life-changing results

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Research asks: Do voters hold elected officials accountable?

April 25, 2019

Answer, not so much, according to a trio of researchers including CU Boulder political scientist.

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In adolescence, a possible connection between Coke and coke

April 23, 2019

Reflecting on findings, CU Boulder researcher muses, ‘At 12 years old, is the venti Starbucks coffee really a good idea?’

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Fourth graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

April 5, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by an Australian rap star.

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The tragedy of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Feb. 19, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of Garrett Hardin’s influential essay, the director of the CU Population Center contends he missed the mark.

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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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