Colorado State University is internationally known for its green initiatives and clean-energy research including alternative fuels, clean engines, photovoltaics, "smart" grid technology, water resources, and satellite-based atmospheric monitoring and tracking systems. It's also well known for its sustainability efforts on campus and abroad.
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Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter released a report that was delivered to the White House last week. The report offered more than 200 ideas on how the Obama administration can move the nation closer to a clean energy economy and reduce America's carbon emissions over the next three years, using his executive powers.
Interior Secretary Jewell announces new wildlife and climate studies at CSU-hosted North Central Climate Science Center
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the North Central Climate Science Center, hosted at CSU's Warner College of Natural Resources, is awarding more than $1 million for collaborative research to guide managers of parks, refuges and other cultural and natural resources, in planning how to help species and ecosystems adapt to climate change.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded nearly $10 million to an academic, industry, and government consortium led by Colorado State to study the major challenges limiting the use of insect-killed trees in the Rockies as a sustainable feedstock for bioenergy.