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August 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

Diana Liverman, co-director of the Institute of the Environment, writes about teaching environmental studies more positively.


August 12, 2014 | CLIMAS

Alan Forrest, director of Tucson Water, discusses various strategies that Tucson implemented to deal with potential water shortages, the conservation and recapture efforts in areas of municipalities in southern Arizona, and the practical realities of providing municipal water to an growing population in the Southwest.


Robert Glennon
August 12, 2014 | National Public Radio

Crops like alfalfa hay are important to Arizona's economy, but they also consume 80 percent of Colorado River water in the Southwest, which is facing record-setting drought. Robbert Glennon, UA Regents' Professor of Law and Public Policy, suggests some solutions, like temporary suspension of summertime irrigation, could help water conservation efforts.


cracked earth
August 11, 2014 | USA Today

UA climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck discusses drought in California, where during the first half of 2014 were the warmest on record.


Wild horses
August 7, 2014 | The Ecologist

Wild horses are an iconic symbol of the American West, but their numbers must be controlled, writes UA researcher J. Edward de Steiguer.



Events

Date & Time: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Speaker:
Location: Sundt Gallery - UA College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
Special Event

Spotlight

The University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with financial support from the Institute of the Environment, has selected two UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as Udall Center Fellows for 2013–2014.

 

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