Ogmius Newsletter

Current Edition

Ogmius No. 52

No 52, Spring 2019

  • Should We Hope for Power to Declare a National Climate Emergency? by Steve Vanderheiden
  • Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests? by Jason Delborne
  • Unprecedented Sea-ice Conditions in the Bering Sea by Matthew Druckenmiller
  • Reflections from the 2019 AAAS “Case” Workshop
  • Green Suits in Action: Students Photographing Sustainability in BVSD by Beth Osnes

Previous Editions

Ogmius No. 51

No 51, Fall/Winter 2018

  • Elon Musk Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize by Matt Burgess and Ian Burgess
  • Into the Wild – For Rain, Part I. British Columbia by Eve-Lynn Hinckley
  • Reconciling the Supply of and Demand for Research by Roger Pielke, Jr.
Ogmius No. 50

No 50, Summer 2018

  • The Complexity of Consensus: Protecting the World’s Most Remote Ocean by Cassandra Brooks
  • Learning from Colorado’s 2013 Floods by Deserai Crow and Elizabeth Albright
  • A More Effishient Way to Conserve Forests and Support Livelihoods? by Peter Newton
Ogmius No. 49

No 49, Spring 2018

  • Tax Reforms, Tuition Waivers, Role of Policy-Relevant Knowledge Production by Steve Vanderheiden
  • On the Ground Learning: Law Students Travel the Colorado Plateau by Alice Madden
  • CSTPR’s Fulbright Visiting Scholar: Anna Kukkonen
Ogmius No. 48

No 48, Fall/Winter 2017

  • The 15th Anniversary of CSTPR: Science and Technology Policy Research in a Unique Space
  • Pointing to the Thawing Arctic, Scientists Spend a Week in Washington, DC by Matthew Druckenmiller
  • Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere in Shanghai by Phaedra C. Pezzullo
Ogmius No. 47

No 47, Summer 2017

  • Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Collaborative Governance on the Colorado River by E. Koebele
  • Navigating With Intention: CSTPR Alumnus Bets Mcnie Talks About Her Career and Future
  • A Fork in the Road: Jack Stilgoe Considers the Future with Self-Driving Cars
Ogmius No. 46

No 46, Winter 2017

  • Priority Schemes for Water Allocation in Australia and the Netherlands by Steve Vanderheiden
  • Founder of OpenSnow Creates 14er Forecast App
  • Scientists Informing Congress: How Julia Schubert Uses Geoengineering Policy as a Case Study
Ogmius No. 45

No 45, Fall 2016

  • 2017 Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy
  • Prometheus, Past and Present
  • How Do Science and Technology Affect Policymaking?
Ogmius No. 44

No 44, Summer 2016

  • Social-Impact Network” For Wildfire Adaptation by Dan Zietlow
  • Environmental Rights and Adaption to Climate Change by Dan Zietlow
Ogmius No. 43

No 43, Spring 2016

  • CSTPR Welcomes Max Boykoff as Director by Dan Zietlow
  • Research Highlight: Climate Change in an Amazon Town by Sam Schramski
Ogmius No. 42

No 42, Fall 2015

  • Beyond the Chief Scientific Adviser by Dr. Jan Marco Müller
  • Research Highlight: Individual Drivers for Environmental Engagement by Gesa Luedecke
Ogmius No. 41

No 41, Summer 2015

  • The Postmodern Prometheus by Dr. Jack Stilgoe
  • Research Highlight: Research on Emissions, Air Quality, Climate, and Cooking Technologies in Northern Ghana by Katie Dickinson
Ogmius No. 40

No 40, Spring 2015

  • The Project Issue
Ogmius No. 39

No 39, Fall 2014

  • Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program
  • Research Highlight: Is Climate Journalism Becoming More Cautious? Maybe So
Ogmius No. 38

No 38, Spring 2014

  • STePPS: Science, Technology, Policy and Politics of Sport by Roger Pielke, Jr.
  • Research Highlight: The Dynamics Of Vulnerability - Rethinking Our Approach to Drought in the Face of Climate Change by Dan Zietlow
Ogmius No. 37

No 37, Winter 2013/2014

  • September 2013 Floods In Colorado’s Front Range by Nolan Doesken and Klaus Wolter
  • Research Highlight: Fire And Flood - Understanding How People, Governments, And Specific Communities Respond To Extreme Events by Deserai Anderson Crow
Ogmius No. 36

No 36, Fall 2013

  • Interview with Roger Pielke, Jr
  • Research Highlight: Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program
Ogmius No. 35

No 35, Spring 2013

  • Power Politics: The political ecology of wind farm opposition in Wyoming by Shawn Olson
Ogmius No. 34

No 34, Fall 2012

  • International Conference on Culture, Politics & Climate Change by Deserai Crow
  • Research Highlight: The Normative Dimensions of Climate Change by Benjamin Hale
Ogmius No. 33

No 33, Summer 2012

  • 10th Anniversary Issue
Ogmius No. 32

No 32, Winter 2012

  • Freshwater Use by U.S. Power Plants: Initial Insights Into the Energy-Water Nexus by Kristen Averyt
  • Research Highlight: Characterizing, Creating, and Governing Florida’s Hurricane Risk by Jessica Weinkle
Ogmius No. 31

No 31, Fall 2011

  • Science For Climate Adaptation: Reflections from Behind the 8 Ball by Susanne C. Moser
  • Research Highlight: Analyzing Expressed Stakeholders Needs in the Western Water Assessment Region by John Berggren and Lisa Dilling
Ogmius No. 30

No 30, Spring 2011

Two Decades and Two Adaptation Panels: What Progress? by William R. Travis
Research Highlight: Science Informing Policy? Understanding Drivers and Constraints to Improved Water Management in a Changing Climate by Christine Kirchhoff and Lisa DIlling

Ogmius No. 29

No 29, Winter 2011

  • Snowmageddon Policy and Politics by William R. Travis
  • Research Highlight: Media and Climate-Related Responsible Behavior
Ogmius No. 28

No 28, Summer 2010

  • Rethinking Climate Policy by Roger Pielke, Jr.
  • Research Highlight: Colorado Climate Preparedness Project
Ogmius No. 27

No 27, Spring 2010

  • Reflections of a Former Graduate Student by Nat Logar
  • Life After CSTPR by Shep Ryen
  • Research Highlight: Science Policy for Decision Making
Ogmius No. 26

No 26, Fall 2009

  • Emergency Use Only: Geo-engineering to Reduce Global Warming by William Travis
  • Research Highlight Discursive Stability Meets Climate Instability: A Critical Exploration of the Concept of
  • ‘Climate Stabilization’ in Contemporary Climate Policy by Max Boykoff
Ogmius No. 25

No 25, Summer 2009

  • A Brief Report from a Workshop on Science Policy Research and Science Policy Decisions by Roger Pielke, Jr.
  • Research Highlight "Climate Change Metrics and Their Uncertainty" by Ursula Rick
Ogmius No. 24

No 24, Winter/Spring 2009

  • Air capture: The latest distraction? by Paul Komor
Ogmius No. 23

No 23, Fall 2008

  • An Interview with the New CSTPR Director, Bill Travis
Ogmius No. 22

No 22, Summer 2008

  • A caution to policy makers: Climate models fail key tests for accuracy by Tom Chase
  • Responses by Kevin Trenberth, Mike Hulme and Roger Pielke, Jr.
Ogmius No. 21

No 21, Winter 2008

  • Something to Talk About: Rethinking Communication and Climate Change by lisa Dilling
  • Research Highlight "The Ecology of Organizations in Greater Yellowstone" by David Cherney
Ogmius No. 20

No 20, Fall 2007

  • Mother Gruesome’s Nursery by Benjamin Hale
  • Research Highlight "The Influence of Climate Change on the Functioning of Water Rights"
Ogmius No. 19

No 19, Summer 2007

  • Can a concept (World Heritage Status) Save a Sea (the Aral Sea)? by Mickey Glantz
  • Research hHghlight "Research for benefit in federally funded mission agencies" by Nat Logar
Ogmius No. 18

No 18, Winter/Spring 2007

  • Apocalypse Soon: Climate Change, the End of Oil, and the Perils of limiting Choices by Frank Laird
  • Research Highlight "Massachusetts v. EPA: Who Should Run the Greenhouse?" by Marilyn Averill
Ogmius No. 17

No 17, Fall/Winter 2006

  • Arbitrary Impacts and Unknown Futures: The shortcomings of climate impact models by Ryan Meyer
  • Research Highlight "The Challenges Facing Homeland Security S&T" by Shali Mohleji
Ogmius No. 16

No 16, Summer/Fall 2006

  • Transitions by Kevin Vranes
  • Research Highlight, "Co-producing useful information for climate policy: Informing science policy research for improved decision-support" by Elizabeth McNie
Ogmius No. 15

No 15, Spring 2006

  • Reproductive medicine, politics and religion in Italy: Reflections on the 2005 referendum by Gilberto Corbellini
  • Visiting Scientist Perspective by Melanie Roberts
Ogmius No. 14

No 14, Winter 2006

  • Science Policy: The year ahead by David Goldston
Ogmius No. 13

No 13, Fall 2005

  • Katrina, Acts of God, and Acts of People by Roger Kennedy
Ogmius No. 12

No 12, July 2005

  • Science Policy:  The Victim of Partisan Politics by Robert Palmer
Ogmius No. 11

No 11, April 2005

  • Of Mice and Men: The Endangered Species Act and Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse by Anne Ruggles
Ogmius No. 10

No 10, January 2005

  • Science, Genetically Modified Foods, and the Rumsfeld Doctrine by Michael Rodemeyer
Ogmius No. 9

Number 9, September 2004

  • Addressing the Under-representation of Women in the Sciences by Patricia Rankin
Ogmius No. 8

Number 8, May 2004

  • The Cherry Pick by Roger Pielke, Jr.
Ogmius No. 7

Number 7, January 2004

  • Governmental Responses to Cybersecurity Breaches by Phil Weiser and Douglas C. Sicker
Ogmius No. 6

Number 6, October 2003

  • Good for the Goose by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.
  • Response to Clark and Pulwarty’s “Devising Resilient Responses to Potential Climate Change Impacts” by Suraje Dessai
Ogmius No. 5

Number 5, May 2003

  • Devising Resilient Responses to Potential Climate Change Impacts by Martyn Clark and Roger Pulwarty
  • Response by Rob Wilby
Ogmius No. 3

Number 4, January 2003

  • Humanities for Policy - and a Policy for the Humanities by Robert Frodeman and Carl Mitcham
  • Response by Malcolm Richardson
Ogmius No. 3

Number 3, October 2002

  • Thoughts on Catastrophic Terrorism in America by Lewis M. Branscomb with response by Eugene Skolnikoff
Ogmius No. 2

Number 2, May 2002

  • The Data Quality Act: A New Tool for Ensuring Clarity at the Interface of Science and Policymaking by Jim J. Tozzi
  • Response by Chuck Herrick
Ogmius No. 1

Number 1, January 2002

  • Comments on Improving Science and Technology Advice for Congress by Radford Byerly
  • Response by M. Granger Morgan.