Students moving out of the residence halls

Your move-out checklist

April 11, 2023

Whether you live on or off campus, here’s a checklist to help you wrap up the end of the year with resources to manage your move.

The Brooks Range in Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska

As rising temperatures affect Alaskan rivers, effects ripple through Indigenous communities

April 11, 2023

Six decades of river data in Alaska highlight the cumulative and consequential impacts of climate change for local communities and ecosystems in the Arctic.

Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers

Lumineers’ Wesley Schultz to headline climate concert April 13

April 3, 2023

The Right Here, Right Now Mini Global Climate Concert on April 13 in Boulder, Colorado, will feature Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers and special guests, including Yola. Proceeds will benefit United Nations Human Rights and musicians impacted by climate change.

Man stands on an arctic glacier

$68 million NASA contract awarded to National Snow and Ice Data Center

March 30, 2023

Under a contract valued at $68 million, the NSIDC will provide data management services focused on preserving, documenting and providing access to cryospheric data and related geophysical data. This is the seventh time the NSIDC has been selected for the work.

Group of people pose for a photo in the City of Boulder Reservoir, 1875

Beleaguered forests are losing ground

March 28, 2023

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tom Veblen's 40-year census research finds that climate change has tripled tree mortality and forestalled regeneration.

Climate protest

Latest international climate report calls for adaptation, rapid action

March 22, 2023

A report released this week by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns the world of dire consequences if rapid action to reduce emissions and adaptation are not prioritized. A CU expert shares his take on economic and political impacts of this latest report.

person shopping at a grocery store

Advice from Sustainable Buffs on being a conscious consumer

March 16, 2023

We can all practice sustainability by paying attention to how we consume products and spend our money. But it isn’t always easy to understand what products and practices positively support our environment. Learn how to be a more conscious consumer.

accessible garden on campus

Regional compost changes to impact some campus composting

March 14, 2023

The service provider for Front Range regional composting is narrowing the types of compost streams it will accept, reducing the types of items that can be composted on campus.

near Mount Everest

When someone sneezes on Everest, their germs can last for centuries

March 14, 2023

Thanks to technological advances in microbial DNA analysis, CU researchers have discovered that mountaineers’ boots aren’t the only things leaving footprints on the world’s tallest mountain.

Humpback whale in the ocean

Historic high seas treaty brings new hope to global marine conservation

March 10, 2023

CU Boulder experts explain why the high seas matter to all of us, and how a recent United Nations agreement aims to protect marine biodiversity in international waters.