Debating Divestment

ENVS PhD student joins panel to dive into fossil fuel divestment

March 7, 2023

Last week, ENVS PhD student Devon Reynolds , joined a panel of finance and social responsiblity experts to discuss the arguments surrounding divesting from fossil fuels. Fossil fuel companies have been some of the most consistently profitable businesses over the last century, which is why universities and other large organizations...


ENVS PhD candidate and professor present at international conference on marine protected areas

Feb. 10, 2023

This week ENVS PhD candidate, Emily Nocito , and Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks , presented at the 5th annual International Marine Protected Area Congress ( #IMPAC5 ) in Vancouver, BC. IMPAC is a global forum that brings together scientists, government officials, conservation managers, and many more to inform and act...

Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote

Second annual Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote speaker, Dr. Katherine Wilkinson gave inspiring climate lecture last week

Feb. 6, 2023

Just a few pictures from the wonderful presentation and conversation by Dr Katherine Wilkinson last week at the Fiske Planetarium. Dr. Wilkinson gave the 2nd annual Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar Keynote lecture for ENVS, and an inspiring and thoughtful discussion on how everyone can play a role to fight climate...

ENVS Save the Date

Save the Date! ENVS is celebrating 30 years of undergrad, 20 years of MS and PhD research, and 7 years of MENV

Jan. 24, 2023

ENVS Save the Date

Save the Date! ENVS is celebrating 30, 20, and 7 years of environmental research and education

Dec. 14, 2022

In Spring 2023, the Department of Environmental Studies is celebrating 30 years of educating undergraduates, 20 years of training M.Sc. and Ph.D. researchers, and 7 years of shaping practitioners through the Masters of the Environment (MENV) program. During the weekend of Earth Day 2023 (22 April 2023), a reunion will...

Right Here Right Now Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy panel

ENVS Professor and PhD Candidate join panel on Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy at Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit

Dec. 4, 2022

Today, at the Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit, ENVS Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Social and Environmental Futures, Matthew Burgess , led a panel on Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy with representatives from the American Conservation Coalition, Green For all Campaign, and ENVS PhD candidate Emily Nocito...

Students in the classroom

Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit also supporting K-12 Teachers

Dec. 1, 2022

When the Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit kicks off, not only university educators will be attending. ENVS PhD alum, Patrick Chandler, now with CIRES Education and Outreach, is using the summit to build resources for K-12 teachers. Read more here.

COP 27

ENVS Chair and research professor among CU faculty attending COP 27 in Egypt

Nov. 1, 2022

As COP 27 gets underway on November 6th in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, two ENVS faculty will be heading to attend the meetings. ENVS Chair, Max Boykoff, is leading CU’s delegation to COP27 this year and Colleen Scanlan Lyons, associate research professor in ENVS and project director for the Governors’ Climate...

Maxwell Boykoff

ENVS Chair and other to speak at CU Libraries Open Access Week focusing on climate inequities

Oct. 20, 2022

ENVS Chair, Max Boykoff, among many others will be speaking for CU Libraries 2022 Open Access Week. This year's programming will explore the importance of openly sharing knowledge to address the inequities that shape the impacts of climate change and our response to them.

FLARE flyer

ENVS professors and PhD grad present research in Rome at FLARE conference

Oct. 17, 2022

Last weekend, October 7-10, 2022, ENVS Assistant Professor, Karen Bailey , Associate Professor Peter Newton , and recent ENVS PhD alum Rayna Benzeev each presented their research at the annual Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement (FLARE) Network conference in Rome, Italy at the Auditorium Antonianum. Researchers from 40...