yellow bellied marmot

CU Research Finds Climate Change Affects Small Mammals

July 2, 2021

Small mountain mammals like marmots and ground squirrels are experiencing the effects of rapid climate change.

Beyond Carbon Neutral Cover

Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now

May 6, 2021

Worried about climate change? Beyond Carbon Neutral contains a wealth of information to help turn innovative concepts into reality.

illustration by Jeffrey Smith of a plane in front of a skyline

Breath of Fresh Air

March 18, 2021

Jessica Gilman takes to the skies to understand how unprecedented wildfires and the global pandemic are changing the climate and affecting our health. When Colorado went on lockdown last March, Jessica Gilman (PhDChem’06) was in her lab analyzing air samples from wildfire plumes. Gilman had spent the previous summer in...

a boat in arctic ice

Frozen in Ice, Frozen in Time

March 18, 2021

A CU team froze their ship in Arctic ice in the name of science and storytelling. When the sea ice shifted beneath him, sending a crack straight between his two feet, Matthew Shupe didn’t panic. He calmly looked at his precious scientific equipment — installed only four feet away —...

a bee sits on a flower

A Campus Commitment to Impacting Climate Change

March 18, 2021

An essay by CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. Distefano. One of the core missions of our university is to positively impact humanity, and humanity faces the existential crisis of a warming planet caused by human beings.

climate committee

Photo of the Week: Congressional Hearing

Aug. 1, 2019

Representative Joe Neguse (Econ, PolSci'05; Law'09) addresses Governor Jared Polis during the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Book cover of downriver

Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

Jan. 8, 2019

Stopped up by dams, slaked off by irrigation, and dried up by cities, the Green River is crucial, overused, and at risk, now more than ever.

rattlesnake

Why Snakebites Go Up After Rainfall

Dec. 14, 2018

CU Boulder research indicates snakebite incidence is rising, possibly due to climate change.

cover of the book

Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Africa's Infrastructure

By Paul Chinowsky

cover of the book

A Sugar Creek Chronicle: Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland

Oct. 4, 2016

In 2010, while editing a report on the effects of climate change in Iowa, ecologist Cornelia Mutel came to grips with the magnitude and urgency of the problem.

Pages