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Participants specializing in various disciplines, often from the natural and social science fields, are invited to attend these events. Public Lectures held during the workshops are open to the public. If you are interested in learning more please contact us


Featured News

  • Emissions reductions are thought to shift from emerging countries to advanced industrialized countries

    May 23, 2015
    Megan Campbell, Mar 11, 2015

    At AGCI's 2014 Frontiers in Global Change workshop, Jae Edmonds presented on future integrated assessment models. This spring he co-authored a study exploring new factors to consider in developing CO2 mitigation investment strategies.

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  • Mountains Warming Faster than Expected as Climate Changes, Scientists Report

    May 01, 2015

    University of Colorado Boulder Blog
    Hananah Fletcher

    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.

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  • Climate change: Embed the social sciences in climate policy

    April 01, 2015

    David Victor
    David Victor expands on his presentation theme of 'Engaging the Social Sciences in Global Change Research,' (presented at AGCI's 2014 Frontiers workshop) in Nature.

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  • AGCI Presents New Report on Climate Change and Aspen to City Council

    January 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

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  • Forest Health Index Featured in 5280 Magazine

    December 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.

    Read the article in 5280 Magazine
  • Aspen Global Change Institute is February's Non-profit in the spotlight!

    February 03, 2014

    Aspen Public Radio sat down with staff members James Arnott, Elise Osenga, and John Katzenberger to learn more about AGCI's history and their work in the Roaring Fork Valley. The spotlight contains four parts: