SoGES is accepting proposals for Global Challenges Research Teams and Resident Fellows.
The City of Fort Collins and CSU's School of Global Environmental Sustainability will host an open house on the City's 2020 Climate Action Plan from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14 at Galvanize, 242 Linden St. SoGES Director and CSU Professor Diana Wall and Brian Dunbar, executive director of the Institute for the Built Environment, will set the stage with brief remarks on sustainable cities followed by the open house. Wall’s talk will relate climate change in Antarctica to what’s happening in Colorado and Dunbar will talk about best practices among sustainable cities. Then, attendees will have the opportunity to provide feedback on strategies identified to date and brainstorm with City staff on additional opportunities to meet the City’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. Learn more about the Climate Action Plan on the city's website.
CSU experts will discuss the latest science behind the melting of ice at the Arctic and Antarctic polar regions Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Avogadro’s Number.
CSU's Peter Backlund, Bill Ritter and other faculty are in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties, a UN-organized annual meeting for nearly 200 countries that want to take action on climate change.
Colorado State University’s Diana Wall and coauthors make the case to integrate soil biodiversity research into human health studies in a paper published online in Nature November 23.
More than 200 universities representing more than 3 million students show support for strong international climate action ahead of Paris climate talks.
Harvard Professor Calestous Juma will discuss the role that biological diversity could play in helping Africa pursue alternative agricultural strategies.