Published: March 17, 2022

Please join U.S. representatives Joe Neguse (D-Colorado, in person) and John Curtis (R-Utah, virtual) in a panel discussion about bipartisan climate solutions on April 14.

Learn about the lawmakers' motivations for working on climate change issues, where they see opportunities for building consensus on efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and thoughts on reducing the political polarization of the issue. Recent CU Boulder Environmental Studies graduate Renae Marshall and CIRES Fellow Matt Burgess, assistant professor of Environmental Studies, will moderate.

If you go

Who: Open to the community
What: Panel Discussion on Bipartisan Climate Solutions
When: Thursday, April 14, 10–11 a.m.
Where: SEEC and Zoom

Register to Attend in Person

This event is co-sponsored by CIRES and the Bruce D. Benson Center for the Study of Western CivilizationEventbrite tickets are required for the in-person event in the SEEC Auditorium (space is limited); Zoom will be available for those who wish to participate remotely, and the Zoom link will be posted in late March.


  • Joe Neguse, U.S. Representative, Colorado’s 2nd District, member of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
  • John Curtis (virtual), U.S. Representative for Utah’s 3rd District, Chair of the House Conservative Climate Caucus


  • Matt Burgess, CIRES Fellow, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Affiliate Faculty of Economics, and Faculty Fellow of the Benson Center
  • Renae Marshall, Spring 2021 College of Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Graduate, currently a first-year environmental policy doctoral student at the University of California, Santa Barbara

As a global leader in climate, environmental and energy research, the University of Colorado Boulder is partnering with United Nations Human Rights to co-host the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in fall 2022. 

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