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Emissions reductions are thought to shift from emerging countries to advanced industrialized countriesMay 23, 2015
Mountains Warming Faster than Expected as Climate Changes, Scientists ReportMay 01, 2015
University of Colorado Boulder Blog
Two of AGCI's 2013 workshops explored Adaptation to Climate Change in Mountain and Coastal Areas, one in Hamburg, the other in Aspen. A recent report by a team of NOAA and CIRES researchers has found that warming in mountain regions may be augmented in comparison to overall global warming, leading to a need for more high elevation monitoring sites.
AGCI Presents New Report on Climate Change and Aspen to City CouncilJanuary 06, 2015
Aspen's City Council was briefed on the details of a new study conducted by AGCI on the potential impacts of climate change to Aspen. The report was well received and will inform the City's continued effort to plan for climate change through an initiative called "Our Future Aspen." Learn More and View the the Reports
Forest Health Index Featured in 5280 MagazineDecember 01, 2014
AGCI's work in partnership with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies on the Forest Health Index was the subject of a feature story in Denver's 5280 magazine. The coverage highlights how the model for an index of forest health in the Roaring Fork Valley may be adopted by other forest communities.
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
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The Aspen Global Change Institute has been the most prominent place for developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary dialogues between scientists and practitioners.Guy Brasseur
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. R. Buckminster Fuller