Climate Cabaret
Climate Cabaret, Sept 24 - Oct 3, 2021

Sept. 22, 2021

Enacting climate is in the spotlight. CU Theatre & Dance partners with Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 in New York City to produce ten brief climate plays by authors from around the world interspersed with fun Cabaret-style musical numbers for eight performances from Sept 24-Oct 3. Humor, passion and imagination...

What a meatless future could mean for farmers

Aug. 5, 2021

This Vox article explores what the growth of the alternative-meat industry might mean for farmers, ranchers, and farm workers. The article is based partly on a recent research paper by ENVS Associate Professor Peter Newton and his colleague Dan Blaustein-Rejto at the Breakthrough Institute.

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Assistant Professor Karen Bailey appointed to Colorados Parks & Wildlife Commission

July 7, 2021

Assistant Professor Karen Bailey has been appointed to Colorados Parks & Wildlife Commission by Governor Jared Polis serving a 4-year term from July 2, 2021 - July 1, 2025. The Parks and Wildlife Commission is responsible for perpetuating the wildlife resources of the state, providing a quality state parks system and providing enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado natural resources.

Cassandra Brooks and Urooj Raja Win AESS Awards

June 18, 2021

Congratulations to ENVS Assistant Professor Cassandra Brooks who was awarded the AESS Early Career Award and recent Ph.D. graduate Urooj Raja who received the AESS Student Paper Award.

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Angela Boag, ENVS Ph.D. Alum, promoted to the position of Assistant Director for Climate, Forest Health and Energy

June 15, 2021

As an Assistant Director Angela will help position the Department as we implement the Governor’s and State’s priorities on climate change, protecting communities from wildfires, promoting forest health and restoration, and moving forward on protecting public health and the environment while managing our state’s oil and natural gas resources.”

As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adapt

June 9, 2021

Climate migrants don’t fit neatly into the legal definitions of refugee or migrant, and that can leave them in limbo. The Biden administration is debating how to identify and help them. Associate Professor Amanda Carrico and colleagues share on The Conversation.

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What is regenerative agriculture? A review of scholar and practitioner definitions based on processes and outcomes

May 28, 2021

This paper, authored by faculty and students in CU Boulder's Environmental Studies Program, moves toward an acceptable characterization by reviewing definitions in 229 scholarly articles and 25 websites. Twitter users referenced the article to promote awareness and discussions about the field.

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Understanding our socio-environmental systems: Get to know Peter Newton

May 27, 2021

"Get to Know" is a series highlighting community through the unique perspectives, interests and involvements of our faculty and staff members at CU Boulder. Read more to learn about ENVS Assistant Professor, Pete Newton.

ENVS PhD Student Chris Dunn receives Fellowships

May 21, 2021

ENVS Ph.D. student Chris Dunn was awarded the University of Colorado’s Nature, Environment, Science & Technology (NEST) Studio for the Arts Graduate Summer Fellowship for 2021 and the Pulitzer Center environmental journalism graduate student Arctic fellowship for 2021.