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Wildlife commissioner strives to listen to all voices

March 15, 2022

CU Boulder ecologist Karen Bailey, who serves on the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission, aims to listen to advocates for predators and also ranchers and farmers

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New Post Doc opportunities at ENVS!

March 9, 2022

The Mehrabi lab is looking for two 12-month Postdoctoral Associates starting as soon as possible. You will join a team of scientists working together to build new data products and analyses for monitoring and assessment of social and environmental development outcomes linked to poverty, food security, employment, infrastructure, energy, biodiversity, and human health.

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We are ALL Sustainable Buffs and our individual actions add up to make a big impact! The EcoKit can help improve your sustainable habits and also influence those around you!

Paris Climate Agreement goal still within reach, suggests new CU Boulder study

Feb. 17, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Roger Pielke and Assistant Professor Matt Burgess with their co-author on their recent publication out now in Environmental Research Letters. The new study suggests some cautiously optimistic good news: the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement goal is still within reach, while apocalyptic, worst-case scenarios are no longer plausible.

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Two ENVS PhD Students Named the 2022 Recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy

Jan. 28, 2022

ENVS PhD Candidate, Denise Fernandes (left), and PhD Student Hilary Brumberg (right) were named the 2022 recipients of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy.

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ENVS PhD student, Waverly Eichhorst, advocates for public funds to make our food systems more sustainable

Jan. 28, 2022

Waverly Eichhorst is USDA New Food Systems Technology Fellow in the CU Boulder Environmental Studies Ph.D. Program. Published through the Breakthrough Institute, Waverly and her co-author investigate financial and structural reforms needed to boost and support a more sustainable food systems. " Fermentation Needs Public Investment to Transform Protein Production"...

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Three graduate students awarded the Beverly Sears & Cynthia H. Schultz Graduate Student Research Grants

Jan. 18, 2022

Three ENVS PhD students, Laura Rea, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, and Tyler Nuckols, were awarded the 2022 Beverly Sears & Cynthia H. Schultz Graduate Student Research Grants.

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In 2022, consider taking these 5 climate actions

Dec. 16, 2021

Climate change is a much bigger problem than individuals can solve alone, but CU experts say we each can make a difference. If you want to make some climate-focused changes to improve the present and future of the planet, consider these resolutions in the new year.

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Assistant Professor, Matt Burgess, Co-Authors Study Exploring How to Reduce Poaching in Marine Protected Areas

Nov. 30, 2021

Assistant Professor Matt Burgess and his co-authors argue slowing growth gives rise to challenges not just in social solidarity but also in opportunity and inequality, personal finance (retirement, savings), mental health and overall trust in government.