This research team’s mission is to explore how and why Equity and Environmental Justice are important elements of the study of the environment, public health, and sustainability at CSU.
Visit Environmental Justice website for up-to-date information.
This research team will facilitate systems-based research to address the challenge of improving global food accessibility while reducing agriculture’s environmental impacts.
Food Systems Fusion, April 2016
ECOL 592: Sustainable Food Systems course, Fall 2015
Open House GCRT poster
Thinking Big About Short Chain Food Systems conference, Sept 2015
CSU-led team highlights ways to address global food system challenges, SOURCE article
This research team will study the potential groundwater and human health impacts of surface spills containing chemicals used for unconventional oil and gas exploration.
Hydraulic Fracturing and EPA meeting, April 2016
Hydraulic Fracturing Open House poster
Hydraulic fracturing chemical spills on agricultural land need scrutiny, say CSU researchers, SOURCE story June 2016
Following the June 6, 2015 World Wide Views on Climate and Energy ‘Day of Deliberation’ event, this GCRT will convene an interdisciplinary team to discuss results from the event and to conduct academic research projects on citizen engagement and public opinion on climate change and energy issues.
This research team will develop standardized measures and collect baseline data to create a scientifically rigorous set of metrics for the EcoDistrict Framework, which will eventually be tested in the City of Fort Collins to help the City realize its climate neutrality, resource reduction, and healthy community goals.
This research team will study the ecological and social impacts of rapid “whiplash” among droughts, wildfires, and floods as a consequence of climate change and work to identify strategies to better prepare communities for sustainable adaptation to this increasing threat.
This research team will study linkages between pollution and other aspects of air quality, climate change, and public health, with engagement from the social sciences to better understand human choices and behavior, improve communication of risks associated with poor air quality, and devise solutions to improve human health.