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- Turning down the heat on controversial topics like Climate Change – Dr. Waleed Abdalati at TEDx October 29th, 2014 @ 12:53pmAt the September 2014 TedxMileHigh event in Denver, Dr. Waleed Abdalati shared his insights on creating meaningful conversations about difficult, divisive topics. This 15-minute t..
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- New study connects climate’s rising temps to armed conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa November 10th, 2014 @ 5:35pmThe full article originally appeared at Colorado.edu. CU-Boulder Professor John O’Loughlin led a research team that assessed more than 78,000 armed conflicts between 1980 and 2012 in the Sahel region of Africa – a semi-arid belt just south of the Saharan Desert that spans about 3,000 miles and more than a dozen countries from the..
- Request for Applications: AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network Grants October 28th, 2014 @ 1:48pmThe AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network (SRN) at the University of Colorado Boulder (www.airwatergas.org) is seeking grant applicants for local projects that work to improve understanding around the risks and benefits of oil and gas development. Projects should focus on impacts in your community to air quality, water quality and quantity, economic effects, or other factors...
- Is there an upper limit to the greenhouse gas effect? October 22nd, 2014 @ 1:17pmEditor’s Note: Learn More About Climate recently received an interesting question through our Ask A Scientist feature: I have recently heard the claim that “the atmospheric absorption bands for CO2 are already saturated” so the addition of more CO2 to the atmosphere is moot. I trust this is not the whole story, and would like..