This past May, Joanna Lambert traveled around the globe, met with world leaders and hiked up the world’s highest mountain to speak about how climate change is increasing human and wildlife conflict around the world.
New research suggests the world's largest ice sheet may be more susceptible to climate change than previously thought. If the sleepy giant were to completely melt, it would cause global sea levels to rise by 52 meters, or about 170 feet.
Bringing together social and environmental scientists, CIRES’ new Center for Social and Environmental Futures will facilitate cutting-edge research, education and outreach activities focused on the human dimensions of environmental problems.
Graduate students in CU’s Masters in the Environment program recently journeyed into the Amazon and Atlantic forests with the Colorado-Brazil Program for Sustainable Development Education, where they were taught to keep human interest at the heart of conservation and climate change efforts.
A new report from CU Boulder and Colorado State University outlines how a variety of emerging technologies can help water managers, landowners and policymakers improve western water management in the face of severe, ongoing drought.
A new CU Boulder-led study ranks the top 32 threats to food security over the next two decades, pointing to climate change and conflict as top culprits and calling for more coordination in building resilient food systems around the globe.
Colorado Law's Jonathan Skinner-Thompson discusses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), limiting the EPA’s authority under a provision of the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.