2022 Symposium: Living With Uncertainty
This year's Symposium explored how uncertainty reaches all parts of our lives and weighs heavily on our decision-making, policies, and communication. Watch all of our expert keynotes and panel discussions with thought leaders, policy makers, scientists, the media, and our next generation of leaders. Plus check out additional resources from our speakers for further learning.
Water, Under Pressure Podcast
Listen to the new season of our award-winning podcast, Water, Under Pressure: The Uncertain Future of Colorado's Most Valuable Resource. This year we're taking you deep into the world of water, where values, science, law, and identity collide. The series explores how Colorado communities are facing tough choices about this dwindling vital resource. All episodes are available now.Listen Now
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Grasslands: The Path Ahead
Grassland conservation remains one of this century’s most pressing challenges. How do we turn the tide in order to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for these ecosystems? A discussion with Clint Evans, State Conservationist for the Colorado Natural Resources Conservation Service; Marshall Johnson, Chief Conservation Officer for Audubon; and Kelsey Ducheneaux-Scott (Lakota), Director of Programs for the Intertribal Agriculture Council.
COVID-19: From Epidemic to Endemic
What will it mean to live with COVID-19 over the long haul? Dr. Jonathan Samet and Dr. Elizabeth Carlton of the Colorado School of Public Health join Scott Bookman, COVID-19 Public Health Response Incident Commander for CDPHE, to talk about the end of the Omicron wave and the ongoing need for preparedness around testing, therapeutics, and emerging variants.
The Marshall Fire Tragedy and the Changing Wildland Urban Interface
Last year's Marshall Fire in Boulder County was one of the most devastating blazes in Colorado history, destroying more than a thousand homes in predominantly suburban neighborhoods. What can science tell us about a sustainable approach to living with fire in the wildland urban interface?
Cut, Paste, Delete: The Ethics of Gene Editing & Humanity's Hereditary Future
Gene editing's newfound ease and speed raises a host of ethical uncertainties. The question of how far this manmade evolutionary tool can - and should - go is one of today's most pressing scientific dilemmas. Our panel of nationwide experts discusses the peril and promise of this emerging technology.