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.
Events on campus
For the second year in a row, CSU has been chosen as part of the "Finest Four," and has moved on to the final round of the annual Environmental March Madness Tournament, a national competition recognizing colleges and universities in environmental excellence.
Diana Wall, a CSU Distinguished Professor and pioneer in scientific understanding of the role of soil biodiversity in climate change, has been honored with The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement on the 40th anniversary of the award.
Significant improvements in air quality, visibility in national parks, Colorado State scientists demonstrate
Air quality and visibility have improved dramatically at national parks in association with reduced air pollution emissions, according to new data analysis by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere.
New research by the Warner College of Natural Resources finds that the removal of wolves from Yellowstone National Park caused complex changes in ecological processes that cannot be simply reversed by wolf reintroduction alone.