CSU In The News Archive

Gas Rage Spikes as Fuel Prices Soar

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And “it may get worse before it gets better, especially if we have periods of acute shortages, price hikes, or both where we will see more rageful incidents, anger, and irritability at the pumps,” says Jerry Deffenbacher, PhD, professor in …

Katrina may not be hurricane-season finale

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In their seasonal hurricane forecast issued earlier this year, William Gray and his colleagues at Colorado State University estimated that the odds were one-third higher than normal of a major hurricane making landfall on the Gulf Coast from Pensacola, Fla., …

Scientist quits climate-change panel

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Roger Pielke, of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, stepped down from the US Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) on 13 August. He says he quit in part because other panel members were trying to rewrite a report chapter he …

Some link big storms to global warming

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“There is absolutely no empirical evidence. The people who have a bias in favor of the argument that humans are making the globe warmer will push any data that suggests that humans are making hurricanes worse, but it just isn’t …

These folks have been organic since ’70s

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The farm started when Lewis Grant, an atmospheric sciences professor at Colorado State University, had a small hobby farm in his backyard. Grant’s son Andy grew interested in agriculture watching his father “play in the mud on the weekends.” He …

CSU turns away from alcohol

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CSU President Larry Penley this summer instituted a number of changes to define and refine how the university addresses the campus culture that surrounds alcohol.