Amy Hoagland

CU Boulder artist wins national award for art about climate change

April 7, 2022

Amy Hoagland received the top award from new program that recognizes emerging craft artists who advance sustainability through their art. Hoagland's work is also on display at the CU Art Museum through April 14.

Installation of solar panels

Report highlights affordable, available ways to mitigate climate change now

April 6, 2022

A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings a dire warning, but also good news: We currently have the tools necessary to mitigate climate change, and they’re cheaper than ever before.

Cattle in Brazil

How cattle ranchers in Brazil could help reduce carbon emissions

March 17, 2022

Customized assistance helped Brazilian cattle ranchers sustainably increase their cattle production while keeping carbon in the ground, according to a new study.

Gas tank

New method could lead to cheaper, more efficient ways to capture carbon

March 16, 2022

A new tool developed by CU Boulder researchers could lead to more efficient and cheaper technologies for capturing heat-trapping gases from the atmosphere and converting them into beneficial substances, like fuel or building materials.

Agraaze team members pose for a group photo

Campus teams present innovative solutions to fight climate change, win funding

March 9, 2022

At the recent New Venture Challenge Climate Prize Night showcase in downtown Boulder, five teams with plans to tackle pressing climate change issues pitched their works-in-progress to a panel of judges, competing for a share of $20,000 in prize money.

Researchers in the field

Expedition to highest active volcano unearths clues about life on other worlds

March 7, 2022

This past December, three CU Boulder researchers climbed up the side of the world’s highest active volcano, 22,615-foot Ojos del Salado, to understand how tiny organisms persist at one of the driest and highest points on the planet. This first-of-its-kind project may ultimately help inform the search for existing and extinct life on other planets.

A young woman plays a game of Wordle with a dog on her lap

What the Wordle trend can teach us about language and technology

March 3, 2022

Computational linguist Alexis Palmer spoke with CU Boulder Today about the popular online word game, strategies to win and how Wordle offshoots could benefit lesser-known languages.

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

Feb. 11, 2022

A 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.

Spotify on a cell phone

Spotify, Joe Rogan and managing misinformation on streaming services

Feb. 7, 2022

Recent events have prompted a lively discussion about if and how content on streaming platforms should be moderated. CU Boulder Today spoke with an expert in Colorado Law about Spotify, Joe Rogan and this new frontier in content moderation.

Ski pipe competition

Q&A with an expert: Winter Olympics in a warming world

Jan. 31, 2022

Outdoor events at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing will rely almost entirely on artificial snow. Learn from an expert about the science of human-made snow, its use at the Olympics and how climate change may impact the future of snow sports.