Five University of Colorado faculty members provided expert testimony before House and Senate committees as experts in their respective fields.
CU advocated for federal coordination, a national wildfire strategy, and science policy bills focused on wildfire risk and damage reduction throughout 2021.
CU Boulder professor and Director of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), Waleed Abdalati, testified in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
The Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held its first field hearing at the University of Colorado Law School.
Congresswoman Diana DeGette joined a roundtable at the University of Colorado, Denver CU Denver to discuss the short and long term effects of climate change in Colorado, and across the nation and the world.
Congressman Jared Polis and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz discussed climate change at CU-Boulder.