Climate Change Network

On April 4, 2006, the Western Water Assessment (WWA) sponsored a symposium titled "Coping with Climate Change: A Symposium Highlighting Activities at the University of Colorado to Help Decision Makers Prepare for the Future."  The purpose of the symposium was to identify and highlight research and other activities at the University of Colorado designed to assist decision makers in responding to and coping with the coming impacts of climate change.  

Brown Bag Lunch Series

As a follow-up activity symposium participants, WWA, and the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research are organizing a series of free, public brown bag lunches to highlight ongoing and planned activities around the state relating to decision making and climate change.  All lunches are located at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, 1333 Grandview Ave. (directions).   

Upcoming Events

February 13, 2007 - noon:  Moe Tabrizi, CU's Energy  Conservation Officer, and Dave Newport, director of CU's Environmental Center, will discuss efforts underway at CU to address both reduction of GHG emissions on campus as well as how CU will adapt to climate change impacts.

April 11, 2007 - noon: Jason Denner, consultant with Point 380, will discuss his organization's consulting activities that are focused on energy, water and climate change management for progressive companies.

Past Events

October 25, 2006, noon:  Stephen Saunders of the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization discussed the Colorado Climate Project

Other Related Events (free unless otherwise stated)

Upcoming Events

February 22-23, 2007: Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit: Forging Solutions at Colleges and Universities, University of Colorado at Boulder

Past Events

September  21, noon - 1 pm, UMC 247: Developing a Climate Action Plan for the City of Boulder. 

September 28, 7:00 pm, Muenzinger Auditorium: "An Inconvenient Truth" (admission fee), and panel discussion of the film immediately following the 7 pm showing in Muenzinger E0046 (free)

September 29, noon, Old Main Chapel:  Sustainable Energy Forum - discussion of the film "An Inconvenient Truth" and how the CU community can reduce carbon emissions and reverse global warming.

For more information or to be placed on the Climate Change Network mailing list, contact Bobbie Klein,