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Huber Piece on the Politics of Big Public Power Published in Jacobin

April 6, 2022

"In Defense of the Tennessee Valley Authority," co-authored by Professor Matt Huber, was published in Jacobin. 

Khalil Weighs in on Ukraine’s Refugee Crisis in Atmos, Morning Consult Articles

March 17, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history and chair of the international relations undergraduate program, discussed Ukraine's emerging refugee crisis in Atmos and Morning Consult articles.

Mazur Addresses Causes of Ice Ages and Effects on the Social History of Humanity in New Book

March 14, 2022

Allan Mazur, professor emeritus of policy studies at the Maxwell School, has published a new book, “Ice Ages: Their Social and Natural History” (Cambridge University Press, 2022). 

Sultana Comments on IPCC Climate Report on Sustain What Webcast

March 7, 2022

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, discussed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on global warming. 

Geography and the Environment Department Welcomes Two Scholars

February 17, 2022

At the start of the spring 2022 semester, the Maxwell School’s Geography and the Environment Department welcomed two new faculty members, one of whom was hired as part of the University’s research clusters initiative.

Koch Quoted in BBC Article on Dubai, Desertification

January 27, 2022
Desertification, the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation or inappropriate agriculture, has become rampant in the United Arab Emirates. Natalie Koch, associate professor of geography and the environment, talks more about it in the BBC article, "How Dubai is pushing back its encroaching deserts."

Sultana Quoted in BBC Article on International Climate Justice

November 9, 2021
Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, is quoted in the BBC article, "The world's fight for 'climate justice'."

Sultana Discusses Diversity, Climate Research with Carbon Brief

October 7, 2021
Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, is included in the Carbon Brief article, "Analysis: The lack of diversity in climate-science research."

Wilson Op-Ed on Fossil Fuels, Skiing Published in Colorado Sun

October 5, 2021
In his co-authored op-ed, "Fossil fuels are threatening Colorado skiing," Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment Robert Wilson discusses what's needed in a truly robust climate-funding agenda, including electricity-grid improvements supporting wind and solar farms, green energy development that leverages fossil fuel industry workers’ technical skills and a Civilian Climate Corps.

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