For CU Boulder Students

Mission Zero empowers students at CU Boulder to work on climate change solutions and action.

STUDENT CLIMATE PROJECT FUNDING

Every student should have the opportunity to work on climate solutions. During the first months of the semester, students may submit an application for project funding through the Mission Zero website.

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Climate Action
Expo

This school year the Climate Action Expo will be hosted by Mission Zero in partnership with the CU Environmental Center's Sustainable Solutions Summit in April 2023.

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New Venture Challange: Climate

NVC connects students the Boulder community to develop and fund innovative ideas. The climate track has $10k in prizes.

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CLIMATE ACTION AMBASSADORS

We are looking for student ambassadors to organize, run, and promote on-campus climate action events around the UN Right Here Right Now Global Climate Summit and the Climate Action Expo.

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ENGINEERING CAPSTONE PROJECTS

During their final year at CU Boulder, all undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science participate in a year-long senior capstone project that gives them a chance to put their skills into practice on real-world projects.

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STUDENT ATHLETES FOR CLIMATE ACTION

One of the best ways to reach and engage students with climate action at any university is through cooperation with student-athletes who are also passionate about climate.

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CLUB & GREEK CLIMATE FUNDING

Apply for funding to support your club, sorority, or fraternity's climate action & human rights initiatives. Ideas include: speaker events, commercial for the UN Climate Summit, podcast, tailgating events, etc.

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Formula CU
Race Day

Join us at the east entrance outside of the UMC from 10am - 2pm every Friday in the race to save our planet! Formula CU hosts mini races around campus with RC cars to promote electrification and other climate action initiatives.

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CU SOLAR DECATHLON TEAM

The goal is to build a model single-family house that can be replicated in affordable housing markets. Further, they aim to prove the feasibility of the hydrogen economy as an alternative clean energy solution.

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STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

These interns gain valuable experience in leadership and implementation, in addition to the opportunity to add a meaningful project to their resume. Interns run a climate project that they are passionate about.

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CHANGING SKIES JOURNAL

The all-student staff from the CU Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) Hindsight Journal are launching an entirely new journal, Changing Skies, comprised of student writing on climate change.

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Have Ideas? Share!

Have a idea for a climate action or climate justice program at CU? Shoot us an email or stop by our office hours and let us know!

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Climate Programs

Mission Zero supports a wide variety of climate change programs across the CU Boulder campus.

Donor Supported

Mission Zero is donor-funded. 100% of the donation goes to the program of the donor's choosing.

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Student Partners

Mission Zero works very closely with faculty to curate climate programs at CU Boulder. We couldn't do what we do without their support and guidance.

Goals of Mission Zero

Network of Climate Universities

We are looking to foster student-led climate action at Universities & Colleges.

 

Empower Students

We aim to empower the next generation of leaders to tackle climate change action.

Climate Survival Skills

We believe that each and every student should graduate with a solid understanding of climate change.

Center for Climate Action

We aim to be the nucleus of Climate Action at CU Boulder and use that as a model to expand to other Universities.

Beacon of Hope

Instill hope and optimism to the next generation that climate change may be solved.

Change Climate Change

Minimize the devastation brought on by climate change.