Dr. Zia Mehrabi co-publishes in 'Nature Ecology & Evolution'

March 28, 2024

Earlier this month, Dr. Zia Mehrabi and team published an excellent paper in 'Nature Ecology & Evolution'. Intensive agriculture with high reliance on pesticides and fertilizers constitutes a major strategy for ‘feeding the world’. However, such conventional intensifcation is linked to diminishing returns and can result in ‘intensification traps’—production declines...

ENVS PhD Student Hilary Brumberg publishes in "Remote Sensing"

March 28, 2024

Current ENVS PhD student, Hilary Brumberg, co-authored a paper that was just published in 'Remote Sensing'. The paper explores the relationship between forest management initiatives—specifically Protected Areass, the 1996 Forest Law, and Payment for Ecosystem Services —and forest cover and landscape metrics in the Osa Conservation Area (ACOSA). While protected...

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​​Two ENVS PhD Students Named the 2023 Recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy

March 18, 2024

ENVS PhD students, Natalie Bennett and Emma Galofre Garcia, were named the 2023 recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy. The award now supports CU Boulder graduate students with a demonstrated commitment to making a significant contribution to science and technology policy. Read more about...

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On April 4, ENVS will welcome Dr. Naomi Oreskes as the 2024 Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar

March 14, 2024

Join us in welcome Dr. Naomi Oreskes as this year's Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar! We are thrilled to hear from Dr. Oreskes on her talk, Epistemic Privilege and the Gender of Climate Change Denial. About Naomi: Naomi Oreskes is Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated...

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Save the Date! Annual ENVS Alumni & Community Gathering

March 7, 2024

This spring, we're thrilled to welcome ENVS alumni and community partners back on campus! Join us for a reception and cash bar, followed by brief remarks organized by university affiliates. The event will take place at CU's University Memorial Center (UMC) room 235 on April 19, 2024, from 6:30 to...

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Research of ENVS Honors Student, Grace Kroeger, lands in 9News!

March 4, 2024

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Samuel Assefa to speak at ENVS graduation

March 4, 2024

We are thrilled to welcome Samuel Assefa as our speaker at this year's ENVS graduation in May! As the Director of CA's Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Assefa champions for improving climate resilience and Environmental Justice. Prior to being appointed OPR Director, Assefa was Director of the City of...

Open Lecture Positions

Sept. 29, 2023

The Department of Environmental Studies (ENVS) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is seeking lecturers to teach the following three undergraduate courses in the Spring 2024 semester (January 16 – May 8, 2024). The three courses are listed below, together with the class meeting patterns (days and times)...

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Professor Matthew Burgess & Research Group Feature

Sept. 24, 2023

We’re proud to share that the work of ENVS Professor Matthew Burgess and his research group has been cited by USA Today, Newsweek, and the Daily Caller. Read about our ENVS peers’ research about climate change politics. Daily Caller: " The GOP Can Win By Embracing Climate Solutions, Rejecting Climate...