Colorado State University recently achieved the highest score ever reported to Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Reporting System — or STARS — a national survey that measures sustainability efforts at universities and colleges across the country.
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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Colorado State University professor and researcher Melinda Laituri has been selected as a 2014 Jefferson Science Fellow. In this position, Laituri will serve as a science advisor for U.S. foreign policy to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
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.