astronaut on the International Space Station

LASP’s Hybrid Solar Reference Spectrum named new international standard for climate research

April 22, 2022

The new standard, endorsed by the international Committee on Earth Observation Satellites, will reduce uncertainty in global climate models and many more Earth Science applications.

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.

View of Earth from space

10 ways LASP is a leader in Earth and climate science

April 22, 2022

In celebration of our amazing planet, for Earth Week we’re featuring 10 ways LASP contributes to crucial Earth and climate science research.

Denver, Colorado

7 things to know about the Clean Water Act after 50 years

April 20, 2022

CU Boulder Today spoke with Mark Squillace of Colorado Law about the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, and what the present and future may hold for water quality in the United States.

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.

Researchers work on a project to develop a blockchain and sensor platform for groundwater conservation in California.

CU Boulder, Deloitte launch Climate Innovation Collaboratory to accelerate action on climate crisis

April 19, 2022

The new Climate Innovation Collaboratory based at CU Boulder will drive critical research and application of climate solutions for government agencies.

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.

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For climate change mitigation, bipartisan politics can work

April 12, 2022

In an increasingly polarized nation, cooperation across party lines is key to sustained climate mitigation in the United States, according to a new CIRES study.

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.

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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.