Engineering Center

Group receives $8M from Renew America Nonprofits program

Nov. 29, 2023

A research group in CU Boulder's Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to provide technical assistance that aids nonprofits in cutting energy use. The project places a significant emphasis on involving and training students in all stages of renovating existing buildings.

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Your green holiday gift guide

Nov. 28, 2023

Are you exchanging gifts for the holidays? Non-traditional or reusable gifts can help leave a positive impact. Here are a few things to consider for a green holiday season.

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CU Boulder at COP28: Addressing climate change through innovation

Beginning Nov. 30, world leaders and climate experts will gather in Dubai for the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference to address the climate crisis and help vulnerable communities adapt. Learn more about CU Boulder's expertise and involvement.

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Climate scientist reflects on year of disastrous weather—and what’s to come

Nov. 27, 2023

After a year of fire, heat, floods and droughts across the world, Pedro DiNezio shares predictions on what could happen next year—and what we can do about it.

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5 ways CU Boulder researchers are working to address climate change

Nov. 27, 2023

Across the university, researchers are racing to find solutions to slow the rate of climate change and potentially reverse its course.

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Fighting climate despair: What to do to make a difference

Nov. 27, 2023

Get Associate Professor Amanda Carrico’s take on actions that can have meaningful impacts on reducing one’s carbon footprint, from changing diet habits to reducing food waste and more.

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Interactive map shows where your food comes from

Nov. 21, 2023

With the holiday season upon us and the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP28, kicking off this month, researchers launched Food Twin to show where crops come from—and how climate change could impact this fragile network.

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How Indigenous knowledge can help solve the climate crisis

Nov. 20, 2023

Ensuring a fully inclusive transition toward a low-carbon society is an essential part of the agenda at this month’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai. CU Boulder researcher Clint Carroll offers his take on why Indigenous Peoples must be part of the conversation.

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To save the planet’s glaciers, human actions still matter

Nov. 20, 2023

Earth’s glaciers are shrinking at an alarming rate as the world’s climate warms. Get scientist Twila Moon’s take on why these icy rivers matter to everyone, even if you don’t have a glacier in your backyard.

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Winning names unveiled for new electric Buff Buses

Nov. 16, 2023

The CU Boulder transportation team has announced the winning names for the two newest electric Buff Buses. Find out what they are! The newbies will join two other e-buses that were previously named by campus nominators.