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.

Maxwell Boykoff

ENVS Chair, Max Boykoff, among 13 selected for Excellence in Leadership Program

Sept. 16, 2022

We are so proud to share that professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies, Max Boykoff, was selected for the CU system's Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) this year. Read the full story about 2022 Program here.

Joanna Lambert

ENVS professor addresses risks to human-wildlife conflicts at 'Highest Climate Summit' on the slopes of Everest

Sept. 16, 2022

On May 29, 2022, ENVS professor, Joanna Lambert, "delivered the Inaugural Everest Address on Wildlife and Climate at the World’s Highest Climate Summit in Nepal to a small group of brave guides, scientists and filmmakers." As the only woman, and one of two scientists to be invited on the trek,...

Scientists calculate when, where forests should be protected

ENVS professor and co-authors calculate when and where forests should be protected

Sept. 16, 2022

Recently published in Nature , ENVS assistant professor Steve J. Miller and his co-authors from the University of Minnesota, St Paul, have calculated an optimal conservation strategy using targeted investments.

Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, Kyungsun Lee

The new academic year brings two new ENVS faculty, Dr. Kyungsun Lee and Dr. Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey

Sept. 13, 2022

Welcome back from ENVS! As we enter the new 22-23 academic year, we'd like to welcome two new instructors, Dr. Kyungsun Lee and Dr. Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey . Dr. Lee comes to us from Texas A&M University, where she has been a postdoctoral researcher in the Geography department. Dr. Lee joins...

Environmental Racism Course

ENVS PhD candidate and Professor develop course on environmental racism

CU Boulder Today featured the new course examining environmental racism which will begin to be offered in ENVS in Fall 2022. The course will look at how environmental racism shapes contemporary scientific and environmental practices. Taught by ENVS PhD candidate Denise Fernandes, Professor Karen Bailey helped develop the course content.

CU in DC

ENVS Professor Matt Burgess among those who traveled to D.C. for "CU in D.C.: Working to Build a Just and Sustainable Future"

During the first week of April 2022, members of the CU Boulder community, including ENVS professor Matt Burgess , traveled to Washington D.C. for CU in D.C.: Working to Build a Just and Sustainable Future . This annual event resumed this year and focused on climate change work at CU,...

2022 Conference on World Affairs

ENVS experts among panelists at the 74th Annual Conference on World Affairs

The 74th annual Conference on World Affairs took place on the CU Boulder April 6-9, 2022. Scholars from across CU Boulder spoke, including ENVS professors, Sharon Collinge and Max Boykoff, on a range of topics including food systems and climate change. The event was free and open ot the public...

Hegwood Langendorf Burgess Paper

ENVS lab publishes new paper in Nature Sustainability investigating why win-wins are so hard to achieve

A trio of ENVS researchers were published in March in the journal Nature Sustainability, "showing mathematically why complexity makes win–wins elusive." PhD student, Margaret Hegwood, recent PhD graduate Ryan E. Langendorf, and professor Matt Burgess conducted the meta-analysis, which validates skepticism of real-world win-wins that practitioners can often have and...

Dorman and Ciplet 2022

ENVS PhD Candidate and Assistant Professor progress the conversation on energy justice

Published this semester in the journal Global Environmental Politics, a leading publication in global climate and environmental governance and politics, ENVS PhD candidate Diana Dorman, and ENVS assistant professor, David Ciplet, develop a framework to assess and better understand distributive elements of energy justice in global development finance. The paper,...