Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Indigenous rights leader, Nobel nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier to speak at climate change summit

June 9, 2022

Global climate justice advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier will present a keynote address at the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit. The solutions-focused inaugural event, co-hosted with United Nation Human Rights, is set for Dec. 1–4 on the CU Boulder campus.

Professor Max Boykoff speaks during the EU campus visit to CU Boulder.

European Union climate delegation visits campus

May 31, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano welcomed a delegation of energy, climate, environment and science counselors representing the European Union to CU Boulder. The chancellor highlighted the university’s legacy of climate and environmental research and innovation, as well as commitment to sustainability. He also acknowledged there is more we can all do.

Boulder Farmers Market 2017

How to get local produce this summer

May 24, 2022

Getting seasonal and local food is a great way to save money, eat healthy and support your local economy. Here are some tips for finding local food and produce this summer.

Solar panels on the CU Boulder campus.

5 highlights from the 2022 Campus Sustainability Summit

April 22, 2022

A year after the Call to Climate Action by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit showcased how the campus community is rising to the challenge.

water running down mountain on Missouri Gultch Hike

Protect Colorado water: Steps everyone can take

April 19, 2022

Water is a precious resource in limited supply. Protect Colorado's water to keep it clean for consumption and safe for recreational use. Also, conserve your use of water. During sustainability week, get tips and take a pledge.

Aerial view of Boulder

Attend the Campus Sustainability Summit April 21

April 14, 2022

In advance of the much-anticipated Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit this fall, faculty, staff, and students are invited to share, learn about and celebrate CU Boulder’s wide array of sustainability leadership and achievements at the 29th Campus Sustainability Summit.

Gov. Jared Polis addresses the audience at the Conference on World Affairs

Gov. Jared Polis, panelists address climate change during Conference on World Affairs

April 8, 2022

More than 100 people turned out for a lively panel discussion, introduced by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, on the ways individuals, governments and the global community can combat climate change. The CWA conference continues through April 9.

Planted tree sapling

Help BVSD high schoolers plant trees on Earth Day

March 18, 2022

Masters of the Environment students at CU are partnering with the city of Boulder and Boulder Valley School District to plant 1,200 saplings on April 22. Help out by getting a tree planted on your property, or sign up to volunteer. The deadline to order a tree is March 30.

Wind energy

How rising gas prices emphasize the need for renewable energy

March 15, 2022

The war in Ukraine has caused oil prices to surge to the highest level since 2008. Jeffrey Logan of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute addresses what the current oil and gas crisis means for the future of renewable energy.

Produce in a market

How to eat cheap and make an environmental impact

March 4, 2022

Making more sustainable food choices is not an all or nothing journey. Here are some tips for adding more plants into your diet, as well as ways to save money on your food bill, starting with small changes.