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...

Scientists call for setting limits, possible moratorium on fishing in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean

ENVS Professor and PhD student publish piece in Science magazine calling to change fishing in the Southern Ocean

Oct. 26, 2022

As the annual meeting of the Antarctic governance body, CAMMLR, gets underway a perspective published in Science calls to stem fishing in the Southern Ocean. The perspective was led by ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks , and co-authored by ENVS PhD student Vasco Chavez-Molina as well as other scientists from...

Zia Mehrabi

ENVS Assistant Professor, publishes in Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences

Oct. 21, 2022

ENVS Assistant Professor, Zia Mehrabi , and co-authors recently published an article titled "Matches and mismatches between the global distribution of major food crops and climate suitability" in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences investigating patterns of crop cultivation in comparison to climate of origination. Dr. Mehrabi said...

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.

Colorado Magazine

ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks, featured to highlight many honors and awards

Oct. 20, 2022

Cassandra Brooks of environmental studies at CU Boulder is being honored by the Explorers Club and the Society of Women Geographers.

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...

Ross Sea Research Planning Meeting

INSTAAR and ENVS scientists co-chair NSF Planning Meeting on Ross Sea Marine Protected Area

Oct. 11, 2022

INSTAAR scientist, Sharon Stammerjohn, and CU Boulder ENVS, Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks , chaired an NSF funded Planning Meeting last week at SEEC on the CU Boulder's campus. The group of scientists and practitioners discussed a system-level research program in the Ross Sea, which surrounds Antarctica and is now home...

Ocean Legacy

ENVS assistant professor, Cassandra Brooks, gives inaugural C-SEF seminar

Sept. 30, 2022

The Center for Social and Environmental Futures (C-SEF) launched earlier this year, led by ENVS assistant professor, Matt Burgess . Located within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the mission of C-SEF is to "conduct cutting-edge research, education, and outreach activities focused on human dimensions of environmental...

Cassandra Brooks

Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks to be honored in D.C. by Society of Woman Geographers

Sept. 21, 2022

ENVS assistant professor Cassandra Brooks , will travel to Washington D.C. and accept the Edith "Jackie" Ronne Award for Antarctic Research or Exploration through the Society of Woman Geographers on October 14th. This recognition is a well-deserved honor for the research and conservation work Professor Brooks has accomplished in Antarctica...

Ashby Lavelle Sachs

ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs and her advisor, Professor Jill Litt, find nature can foster connection

Sept. 20, 2022

ENVS PhD candidate, Ashby Lavelle Sachs , Professor Jill Litt , and co-authors recently published the first chapter of Ashby's dissertation on "meeting in nature together" (MINT) strategies in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In the paper titled, " Rationale, Feasibility, and Acceptability of the Meeting...