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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."

Alumni Spotlight: Complementary Degree Program Benefits Lauren McNamara '21

December 9, 2021

Environment, Sustainability and Policy provided the foundation she needed to reach her career goals. 

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.

AP Article: Popp Weighs in on Biden's Proposed Civilian Climate Corps

September 9, 2021
David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Associated Press article, "Biden, Dems push Civilian Climate Corps in echo of New Deal."

Popp cited in New York Times article on green jobs

July 16, 2021
David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, is included in the New York Times article, "Building Solar Farms May Not Build the Middle Class."

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