2016-2017 Global Challenges Research Teams


Above: 2016-2017 Global Challenges Research Teams and Resident Fellows..

[Over]Consumption: The Culprit Causing an Environmental Crisis in Your Closet

This multidisciplinary research team seeks to create, expand, and publicize the sustainable impact of the overconsumption of soft goods, specifically clothing. The team will direct its efforts to develop sustainable solutions, reduce the magnitude of post-consumer textile landfill wastes, and disseminate findings to the public.2016-2017 Activities:Ruoh-Nan (Terry) Yan, WalletHubKelly D. Martin, WalletHub 

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene

This team will grow the environmental justice community at CSU in their efforts to explore how and why equity and environmental justice are important elements of the study of the environment, public health, and sustainability. In 2016-17 they will put on a symposium on “Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene” highlighting transdisciplinary and international research, and develop an Environmental Justice Workshop Training Series.Call for paper and session proposalsEnvironmental Justice in the Anthropocene Symposium, April 24-25, 2017Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USAProposal Deadline: November 1, 2016Download the guidelines here