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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.

Monmonier quoted in New York Times article on digital maps

September 27, 2021
The most commonly used maps are those on smartphones and they don’t always accurately represent the world as it is, says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment. 

See related: Cartography, Technology

Jay Golden Named Inaugural Pontarelli Professor

August 24, 2021
The professorship is funded with a gift from Kenneth A. Pontarelli ’92 B.S. (Econ) and his wife, Tracey.

Students Help Build Food System Rooted in Social Justice, Equity

July 30, 2021
Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was selected by the Lender Center as the 2020-22 Lender Center Faculty Fellow.

Bendix interviewed by NBCLX on climate change, wildfires

July 15, 2021
Jacob Bendix, professor of geography and the environment, was interviewed on NBCLX's LX News about the impact of climate change on wildfires.

Bendix talks to LA Times about CA wildfires, fireworks threat

July 8, 2021
Jacob Bendix, professor of geography and the environment, specializes in the study of wildfire distribution.

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