Mia Ives-Rublee

Disability Justice, Coalition Work, & Environmental Futures: Featuring Mia Ives-Rublee

Jan. 14, 2022

Join Us on Zoom February 2, 3:30-4:30pm: Prof. Phaedra C. Pezzullo will be interviewing Mia Ives-Rublee about her expertise in disability justice with environmental organizations, institutions, and broader coalitions -including outdoor recreation access, being a competitive athlete, and on plastic ban advocacy, as well as the value of public protest...

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CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards program is accepting nominations

Jan. 13, 2022

The annual CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards program is accepting nominations . Outstanding efforts make CU’s successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible, and awardees exemplify CU’s continuing efforts to become a sustainable institution. The University of Colorado wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment...

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Thank you and Good Luck to Barbara and Kelsey

Jan. 12, 2022

Two amazing team memebrs at the Environmental Center have accepted opportunites outside of the university over the past month. While we are saddened to see them leave, we are excited for them and the great opportunites they have ahead. Barbara and Kelsey have left an impact on the CU Boulder...

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Basketball Season with Ralphie’s Green Stampede

Ralphie’s Green Stampede and the CU Environmental Center are excited to welcome fans back to CU Events Center with CU Athletics. With the return of Buff fans for gameday events, RGS needs volunteers to continue the tradition of CU athletics being the first and longest running zero waste college sports group.

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What is the COP26 climate conference and why does it matter?

Dec. 2, 2021

Under the Paris Agreement, countries agreed to slow human-made climate change and limit global warming to no more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) above pre-industrial levels, aiming for 2.7 F (1.5 C). At COP26, these parties must now review that agreement and decide how to cut current global...

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CU Athletics Joins United Nations Race To Zero Campaign

Dec. 2, 2021

The University of Colorado Athletic Department elevated its status as a national leader in sports sustainability on Thursday, becoming the first collegiate athletic department to announce it is joining the United Nations Race to Zero Campaign. Core to the commitment is CU Athletics' pledge to cut its greenhouse gas emissions...

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All the life hacks I really need to know, I learned in an EcoVisit

Strapped for cash and love free things? Do you also like when that free stuff makes things cheaper for you? As a student, I’m constantly looking for ways to save money. Whether it’s shopping from thrift stores, finding free furniture on the side of the road or walking to campus...

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New EC Staff Spotlight: Assistant Director of Energy and Climate Justice

“For students, by students.” At the E-Center, we emphasize the importance for students to feel comfortable and safe to be able to reach out to any of our staff. We also recognize how that can be a bit daunting and scary, especially if you’re not sure who you’re reaching out...

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CU Boulder Green Labs Program featured in Nature webinar

Are you interested in a career in science? Have you considered adding sustainability to your education? The environmental footprint of scientific research on the planet is significant from its large energy usage to the utilization of large streams of single use materials such as plastics and gloves. Recognition of the...

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Help CU Boulder go carbon neutral

Sept. 20, 2021

You can help CU Boulder go carbon neutral, with just a few clicks, by joining the green-tech platform UCapture . This free tool let's you contribute to our school's sustainability goal - and save money while shopping online! How does UCapture work? UCapture gets 30,000+ stores to donate part of...