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The WOR lectures are hosted in association with AGCI’s workshops. Each lecture features a scientist prominent within his or her field speaking to the public on a timely issue of global environmental change.
AGCI is dedicated to identifying promising policies, technologies, and research ideas that accommodate the energy requirements of the human population while reducing the environmental impact of civilization’s energy needs.
The AGCI Resilience Project aims to help foster improved dialogue about resilience and offers a set of core principles from which communities can get started. This work emerges from a 2015 AGCI workshop on the topic "Risk & Resilience in the Face of Global Change".
The interactive Roaring Fork Observation Network (iRON) is comprised of a series of local watershed-wide monitoring stations (ranging in elevation from 6,200ft to over 12,000ft) that help to improve local understanding of our ecosystems in the context of a changing climate.
AGCI is assisting ACES with the development of a Forest Health Index, a resource designed to help identify and communicate important trends in our forest. The FHI is available at www.foresthealthindex.org
AGCI is helping the City of Aspen to understand the range of potential future impacts of climate change to the Aspen community.Read more information and view the Reports
AGCI works to support science education from k-12 through adult learners. In addition to providing classroom visits in the valley, educational resources are available on our website. Education page
FtHM is an NSF-supported pilot website that highlights clips from AGCI’s video archive in an accessible way, offering students and other learners a unique straight-from-the-source glimpse into science.
AGCI has become an intellectual proving ground, a ferment for new ideas and concepts, and a place where the different disciplines actually talk, and progress. Hal Harvey
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The Aspen Global Change Institute has been the most prominent place for developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary dialogues between scientists and practitioners.Guy Brasseur
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. R. Buckminster Fuller