Advancing Global Change Science and Solutions
AGCI links science, solutions, and community to address the most pressing global change issues.
Reducing carbon at speed and scale: Meet the Crux Alliance
Durable climate solutions require well-designed policies that get the technical details right. AGCI supports the Crux Alliance, a group of nonprofit organizations with deep policy design expertise, to work with policymakers in the world’s highest carbon-emitting countries.
The adaptive mind: Fostering psychosocial resilience to navigate the turbulent, traumatic, and transformative challenges of climate change
Working to address the growing climate crisis is emotionally and spiritually demanding. So how do we sustain ourselves as we face this existential threat day in and day out?
Reducing food system emissions, one bite at a time
Emerging research is beginning to shed light on actions that consumers and producers alike can take to reduce food system impacts on the climate. Emissions are generated at every stage of the food system, from the production on farm to the food you scrape off your plate.
A double whammy: Wildfire debris pollutes drinking water
Wildfires, which have intensified with climate change, can contaminate drinking water supplies after a heavy rain. AGCI's Tanya Petach and Energy Innovation's Alex Urquhart examine wildfires' long-term impacts on water quality and the need for fire-resilient water systems in this piece for Yale Climate Connections.
Unraveling the mystery of disappearing Colorado River water
In October, Sublimation of Snow project research partners installed a suite of field instruments to fill in data gaps on the poorly understood process of how snow behaves in windy mountain environments.
Roaring Fork Observation Network
Water Research in the US West
A User Guide to Climate Change Portals
Community Resilience and Adaptation
“AGCI tackles the challenging task of bringing together disparate research communities with ease, facilitating conversations that do not happen in other forums.”
– AGCI workshop participant
“AGCI defines what true community partnership looks like, helping us make sense of complex climate data, which allows us to positively impact our communities.”
– Ashley Perl, Pitkin County Community Resiliency Manager
“AGCI has become an intellectual proving ground, a ferment for new ideas and concepts, and a place where the different disciplines actually talk, and progress.”
– Hal Harvey, CEO, Energy Innovation