Advancing Global Change Science and Solutions

AGCI links science, solutions, and community to address the most pressing global change issues.

New research in the Colorado River headwaters offers clues to mystery of where mountain snow goes

Loss of spring snowpack complicates future water supply estimates reveals Sublimation of Snow Project, an AGCI research collaboration captured in new video.

PEERS community of practice brings sea level rise practitioners together to advance coastal resilience

The Practitioner Exchange for Effective Response to Sea Level Rise (PEERS) is the first-ever practitioner-led global collaborative working across boundaries to proactively address the risks of sea level rise and advance coastal resilience.

Before the next storm: Building health care resilience

Thousands of hospitals are at risk of shutting down due to an extreme weather event. Experts say it’s time to adapt.
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This pioneering study tells us how snow disappears into thin air

New results from the Sublimation of Snow (SOS) Project reveal, for the first time, how much snow is getting lost, and when, exactly, it's disappearing.

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.
“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