is a professor at the University of Arizona.
Climate change is not just happening in some far and distant place. It's happening now, right here in Arizona.
PHOENIX - The state Court of Appeals will not order Gov. Jan Brewer to take action to reduce greenhouse gases linked to climate change.
A dust storm known as a "haboob" restricts visibility in downtown Phoenix. The overheated weather of the future is likely to send the city more violent dust storms, packed with ever greater amounts of energy.
If cities were stocks, you'd want to short Phoenix. Of course, it's an easy city to pick on. The nation's 13th-largest metropolitan area crams 4.3 million people into a low bowl in a hot desert, where horrific heat waves and windstorms visit it regularly. And it depends on an improbable infr…
PHOENIX - Saying students are getting only one side of the debate, a state senator wants to free teachers to tell students why some believe there is no such thing as human-caused "global warming."
Agriculture is a $9 billion industry in Arizona, but it is vulnerable to the increased heat and drought likely to accompany climate change, says a federally commissioned report.
Agriculture, a $9 billion industry in Arizona, is vulnerable to the increased heat and drought that's likely to accompany continued climate change, said a new federally commissioned report.
A local environmental group pressed its demand that Tucson Electric Power Co. stop burning coal at a local power plant today, with a lunchtime demonstration and leafleting at the downtown headquarters of TEP parent UNS Energy Corp.
With this year’s property tax assessment my home is worth just about what I owe on my mortgage. I’m going to have a lot in common with the redneck who ignores the “Do not enter when flooded” sign. We’re both under water and we have no one to blame but ourselves.
The 50 years ending in 2000 were the Southwest's warmest for at least 600 years, underscoring studies showing that human-caused climate change is heating up the region.
UA scientists focus of PBS special Sunday
You can learn “What Americans Really Think About Climate Change” at 4 p.m. Thursday from Jon Krosnick, a social psychologist from Stanford University who has conducted studies on Americans’ personal and political views about climate change for the past 15 years.
With the Southwest already known as ground zero for climate change, an international environmental group says Tucson also sits on the front lines of places trying to prepare for and fight it.
The Colorado River, volatile as ever, is expected to run far below normal this year in Arizona following a near-record high 2011 runoff, authorities said Wednesday.
Big problems lie ahead here due to climate change - but not disaster.
Last year's Monument Fire, seen from an evacuation area near Sierra Vista, burned more than 30,000 acres and came uncomfortably close to Fort Huachuca before it was contained.
Scientists have long worried about the consequences of climate change. Now the Pentagon is fretting, too, and turning for help to the University of Arizona.
Up for a bit of a discussion? Sure you are, and here’s a
compelling one: “Vanishing Islands: Culture and Climate Change,” a
panel discussion co-sponsored by UApresents and the Institute of
the Environment at the University of Arizona. It’s an hour of
important talk about an important subject…
Who can forget this past February's record low evening
temperatures and burst water pipes? According to the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, we should prepare for more
of the same this winter.