Case Study: Harvard’s Successful Campaign to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Overview Key Points: Why was Harvard successful? General Timeline and Strategies (Harvard Divestment Full Timeline) Why was Harvard successful? Notes Supporters of divestment have filed legal complaints, stormed the field at the 2019 Harvard-Yale football game, staged campus protests and gained seats on school governance boards, according to The Crimson. Unfurling banners with slogans like…

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CMCI Enviornmenal Projects at CU Boulder Funded by Mission Zero

By Hannah Prince (Jour’22) Meatless Monday As Emma Rabius (StratComm’22, CMCI) walked across campus, she was deep in thought about a class assignment: create a climate-focused project that would change student attitudes. It had to be good, she knew. The winning idea would be submitted for grant funding. Once in class, Rabius proposed a localized,…

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Hindsight Presents Changing Skies Launch Event

Hindsight will host its first Launch Event for its new journal Changing Skies. This event will take place on the University of Colorado Boulder campus in the University Memorial Center in room 235 on November 11th at 7pm. It features keynote speaker Scott King, whose Mission Zero initiative funded the production of Changing Skies. Join the Hindsight staff in celebrating the printing of Changing Skies featuring Creative Nonfiction writing and artwork related to the effects of climate change, these pieces come from CU Boulder students and beyond.

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Zonta Foothills Foundation Announces The Bev Sears Climate Action Scholarship

BOULDER, Colorado – (October 12, 2022) The Zonta Foothills Foundation introduces the Bev Sears Climate Action Scholarship for women attending the University of Colorado Boulder and pursuing studies in climate-related fields. This scholarship is intended to support these women to become leaders who will sustain the planet for future generations. What is the Zonta Foothills…

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Open Letter to the University of Colorado System to Divest from Fossil Fuels

We, the University of Colorado students, alumni, faculty and staff, and concerned community members, call on the University of Colorado to commit to divesting the University of Colorado System’s Treasury Pool, Retirement Funds, and Endowment from the fossil fuel industry and to reinvesting in a just energy transition by the end of 2027.

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Climate Lesson Plans

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) – Curriculum: Toolkit and lesson plan resources for educators to integrate and cover sustainability in their courses The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)  – Curriculum: Curricular units that offer a full suite of learning materials for an in-depth…

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Climate Wellness

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit Wellness resources to support faculty and staff  General Why Mental Health is a Priority for Action on Climate Change Renée Crown Wellness Institute: Resources for short and simple practices studied at the Crown Institute Faculty & Staff Assistance Program: Workshops for Self-Care & Personal Growth Wellness Employee Resources BIPOC Insight Meditation Society: BIPOC…

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CUB Campus as a Living Learning Lab

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit CUB-Based Resources NEST Campus Field Guide : A PDF guide on species relationships at CUB Other Downloadable Nature Guides – CUB: CUB-based resources exploring other species’ relationships and tools for identification NEST Campus Field Guide Coloring Book: A new iteration of the campus field guide in the form of a coloring book. A Spanish…

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Climate Databases

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit These are links for faculty to find climate databases to use in their classrooms. These climate databases are not interpretations or secondary summaries National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR): Climate Data Guide National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Climate Data Online Data Puzzle: Climate Collection Media and Climate Change Observatory…

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