ENVS Assistant professor, Mattew Burgess, will give a talk at the Benson Center on Sept 21, investigating concerns that are associated with predicted slow growth of economices in the future. "Economic growth in the 19th and 20th centuries was much faster than in the past, and coincided with the global...
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...
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
"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.