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Five Questions with Climate Justice Advocate Mary Robinson

We pose five questions to former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, who is among the featured speakers at the first Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit. Former U.N. high commissioner of human rights and author of the 2019 bestseller Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable...

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Sustainable Buffs: Tips for biking this summer

Summer is a great time to ride your bike, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learning a little bike maintenance, knowing the rules of the road and being prepared can improve your summer biking.

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CU Boulder Recycling Services Rocks Move Out 2022

Student and staff volunteers helped divert 17.32 tons of materials from landfills.

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Welcome Leoncio, the new Green Labs Program Assistant

Welcome Leoncio, the Green Labs Program Assistant! He hopes to work with campus leaders in driving sustainable lab practices to further aid CU Boulder’s commitment to sustainable solutions.

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Crowd funding for food insecure students

Food insecurity is presently a pervading issue on the CU Boulder campus. Food insecurity is a lack of access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally relevant food, in a quantity that supports the active and healthy lifestyle students need to be successful. Help us support these students.

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June 22 is Bike to Work Day!

Ditch your vehicle, grab your bike and join us Wednesday, June 22, 2022, to celebrate Bike to Work Day. This year’s theme is “Shifting Gears,” and we’re encouraging you to rethink how you get around. Instead of driving, try biking – it’s good for the environment, your health and your wallet.

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5 highlights from the 2022 Campus Sustainability Summit

A year after the Call to Climate Action by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit showed how CU is answering the call. The day before Earth Day, multiple undergraduate, graduate, doctoral students, faculty and staff came together to showcase their research and ideas for a more sustainable...

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Exploring Inclusivity and Climate Justice with Parker McMullen Bushman

Announcing the keynote speaker for 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit Solutions Showcase 2022- Parker McMullen Bushman! Her talk is titled Exploring Inclusivity and Climate Justice.

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RGS Spring Semester Recap

Ralphie’s Green Stampede, a partnership between the CU Environmental Center, CU Athletics, and Facilities Management, completed another successful basketball season. Ralphie’s Green Stampede had student volunteers at over 20 men's and women's basketball games in the 2021-2022 season. Volunteers educated Buffs’ fans about zero waste, how to be a sustainable buff, and achieve a record 91% diversion rate at the Buffs’ final home game against Arizona.

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Bring on the green chemistry education, please!

Surveying shows that CU Boulder students want access to green chemistry education as part of their chemistry coursework. Since the beginning of Spring 2022 semester, a pilot course has been underway.