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- Study Finds Fossil Fuel Methane Emissions Greater than Previously Estimated October 21st, 2016 @ 2:53pmMethane emissions from fossil fuel development around the world are up to 60 percent greater than estimated by previous studies, according to new research led by scientists from CIRES and NOAA. The study found that fossil fuel activities contribute between 132 million and 165 million tons of the 623 million tons of methane emitted by all sources every [..
- New CU series to focus on connecting scientists and the public September 26th, 2016 @ 3:48pmHelping scientists effectively communicate environmental health, safety and resiliency issues with the public is the focus of a new series thanks to a network of environmental science outreach staff at CU Boulder. On Thursday, Oct. 20, Raj Pandya, the director of the Thriving Earth Exchange at the American Geophysical Union, will be visiting CU Boulder [..
- CU Boulder ice experts report: Arctic sea ice at lowest maximum for second consecutive year April 20th, 2016 @ 11:25amArctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the second straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado Boulder and NASA. “I’ve never see such a warm, crazy winter in the Arctic,” said NSIDC director Mark Serreze. “The heat was relentless.” Air [..