Zia Mehrabi

Food systems scientists warn of threats climate change pose to global food supplies

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS assistant professor, Zia Mehrabi, and others are quoted in Yahoo!news, as they sound the alarm bells over the summer of extreme weather. Click here for full story.

Journal Nature

The power of science communication is highlighted by Assistant Professor's work

Sept. 16, 2022

How can science communication progress environmental conservation? The journal Nature has been tracking the effects of their Commentary section, and have found some real movement. Some of the storeis featured in this section have led to networks of scientists coming together to make real change in the world. In the...

Matthew Burgess, Renae Marshall

Assistant professor and Alum outline the beginnings of "A Bipartisan Climate Playbook is Emerging"

Sept. 16, 2022

ENVS assistant professor, Matthew Burgess, and ENVS alum Renae Marshall (current PhD student at the Bren School at UCSB) recently released an op-ed on bipartisan climate progress that discusses an "emerging bipartisan climate playbook wherein both parties tame their political vices."

Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands

Scientists call for ‘Western Rewilding Network’ to support wolf, beaver populations, improve biodiversity on public lands

Sept. 16, 2022

Dr. Joanna Lambert, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies is among the scientists calling for a "Western Rewilding Network." In the paper published in BioScience , the scientists hypothesize that supporting wolf and beaver populations could better support important ecological processes across the West.

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...

Maxwell Boykoff, Beth Osnes

ENVS celebrates the close of 21-22 academic year with graduation ceremonies and festivities

The Department of Environmental studies celebrated the accomplishments of about 160 ENVS undergrad majors graduates, 45 Professional Master's graduates, and 5 research Master's and PhD graduates on Friday, May 6, 2022 with the CU Boulder ENVS commencement ceremony. The ceremony was the first to be held in-person since December 2019...

Cassandra Brooks

ENVS Assistant Professor, Cassandra Brooks, NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) recipient

Dr. Brooks was instrumental in the creation of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area (MPA), and the NSF CAREER award will fund Dr. Brooks' research to investigate whether this MPA is doing its job and conserving the natural and biological resources it aims to protect.