Notable examples of ENVS education, research, and societal outreach
Jun 18, 2013
Blowin’ in the Wind: More and More Sickening Dust
At the end of a long journey back from Cambodia last week, I had my face glued to the window as the plane passed low over Colorado’s Front Range on its way to a landing in Denver.
Jun 10, 2013
Amount of dust blown across the West is increasing, says CU-Boulder study
The amount of dust being blown across the landscape has increased over the last 17 years in large swaths of the West, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
May 24, 2013
Have the climate sceptics really won?
Despite recent fears of sceptics winning public debates, they are not all powerful, but have cast a spell upon their opponents
May 21, 2013
Free eats across globe: CU student maps urban foraging sites
Ethan Welty is thinking ahead to harvest time as he cycles through tidy Boulder streets pointing out apple, plum and mulberry trees on public and private land.
May 16, 2013
Five questions for Max Boykoff
When Hurricane Mitch stuck Honduras in 1998, Max Boykoff was a member of the Peace Corps, working with farmers on crop diversification and integrated pest management practices.
May 14, 2013
Both Sides in Climate War Blamed for Cherry-Picking Attribution Research
Experts say scientists' efforts to determine whether weather events are caused by global warming is being mishandled by both sides of the climate divide.
May 06, 2013
ENVS PhD Graduates Receive Tenure Track Positions
Two ENVS PhD students receive tenure track positions.
May 01, 2013
From the Provost: Next steps to new colleges or schools
I pledged to let you know, before the end of the semester, my decision on how we will move forward based on the discussions led by the Environment and Sustainability Visioning Committee and the various faculty groups that have been involved in conversations about such areas as information, communication, journalism, media and technology.
Apr 26, 2013
Learning to Live With Fossil Fuels
Today, more than 85 percent of the world’s energy still comes from fossil fuels.
Apr 24, 2013
Shrinking Snow Means Steep Slide for Ski Industry
Winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling all rely on long, snowy winters for a profitable season.
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