Students line up outside Alferd Packer Grill

March menus at Alferd Packer Grill to show environmental impacts

Feb. 28, 2023

Environmental Buffs at the Alferd Packer Grill will be able to study menus at each station displaying a carbon label next to their respective dish or ingredient. These labels will be colored either red, yellow or green, indicating the environmental impact of the ingredient or dish.

Two people rolling recycling bins on campus

How being sustainable can boost your hirability

Feb. 27, 2023

Practicing sustainability offers many benefits for your future. Not only are environmentally-friendly practices and activities beneficial for the planet, but participating in programs, organizations and other opportunities tied to sustainability can help you with your job or internship search.

CU Buff Bus

How sustainability can save you money

Feb. 15, 2023

Incorporating environmentally-friendly habits doesn't have to require significant changes. Small actions can make a big difference, sustainable habits are good for the planet and many also offer excellent ways to save money.

Bushbaby in a tree at night

‘Bruiser’ the bushbaby was killed by a dog in South Africa. He isn’t alone

Feb. 9, 2023

A surprising number of primates may be dying on roads and around power lines or from dog attacks in Sub-Saharan Africa. A few simple solutions, such as not leaving food out at night, may help.

People participating in Bike to Work Day

Biking tips for winter Bike to Work Day

Feb. 6, 2023

Biking to campus is a great way to get exercise and practice sustainability. Celebrate Bike to Work Day on Feb. 10 by riding to campus, and get free food at the Environmental Center breakfast station.

Flowers on Niwot Ridge

$7.65M grant to extend study of how climate change shapes life at 10,000 feet

Feb. 3, 2023

Through the Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research Project, housed at CU Boulder's Mountain Research Station, scientists will continue to examine the impacts of a warming world on the university's highest campus.

person holding a recycling bin full of items

5 simple ways to be more sustainable

Jan. 31, 2023

Many of us have goals to be more sustainable, but it can be challenging to know where to start. Here are five ways to help lower your carbon footprint and be more sustainable in your daily life.

Student Eco Rep gives a tour of a greenhouse on campus

Sustainability at CU Boulder for everyone

Jan. 31, 2023

CU Boulder is known for its focus on sustainability. As part of the campus community, you can participate in the culture of sustainability. You can find ways to join in at the Environmental Center and support other campus initiatives at the level of participation that works for you.

Researcher Erik Funk with a rosy-finch

Rosy-finches are Colorado’s high-alpine specialists—researchers want to know why

Jan. 26, 2023

Birds that can live at 14,000 feet and also breed at sea level might have evolved more quickly than previously thought.

Congressman Joe Neguse, left, and US House of Representatives Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

Why does climate policy lag science?

Jan. 26, 2023

Despite the Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. progress on climate change remains stuck in a climate conundrum, CU Boulder experts say, hampered by politics, complexity and the scope of the problem.