Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder


Scientists Embark on Ambitious Mission to Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier
November 13, 2019

Nearly 100 scientists and support staff depart this week for the most ambitious mission to date for Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.

Climate May Have Helped Crumble One of the Ancient World’s Most Powerful Civilizations
November 13, 2019

New research suggests it was climate-related drought that built the foundation for the collapse of the Assyrian Empire (whose heartland w

Climate Change Already Damaging Health of World’s Children, Threatens Lifelong Impact
November 13, 2019

Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and is set to shape the wellbeing of an entire generation unl