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.
Two researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are exploring human settlement and urbanization patterns in the United States between 1810 and 2015 using a groundbreaking new dataset from Zillow.
New CU Boulder-led research shows that three major “switches” affecting wildfire—fuel, aridity and ignition—were either flipped on and/or kept on longer than expected last year, triggering one of the largest and costliest U.S. wildfire seasons in recent decades.
Recent advances in veterinary research have suggested that if your dog has cancer, it’s possible you might, too, thanks to toxins in your shared environment. But that research might not tell the whole story, according to new findings.
China is launching huge infrastructure projects as a way to broaden its global influence. For scholars at CU Boulder, this trend raises new questions they aim to address with support from the Henry Luce Foundation.