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  • UA delegation at COP21.
    Liverman and Falk: World Waking Up to Climate Change

    Diana Liverman, Regents' Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the UA and co-director of the UA Institute of the Environment, and Donald Falk, an associate professor in the UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment, write in an op-ed about the importance of addressing and solving the problems created by climate change. Both were delegates to the recent United Nations climate conference in Paris.

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    Courtesy of Diana Liverman

  • Helping Tribes Adapt to Climate Change

    University of Arizona researchers are working with Native American tribes in the Southwest to help them address changes to water supply, plan for temperature shifts and resulting impacts on health and farming, and tackle other impacts stemming from climate change.

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  • Majority of Arizonans Concerned about Global Warming, Poll Shows

    Findings from a survey of 803 adult Arizona residents provide valuable insight into Arizonans’ views on climate change. Overall, Arizonans are interested and engaged in the issue of climate change, and their views on global warming are generally in step with the rest of the nation.

  • Informing choices, advancing solutions

    Harnessing the collaborative and interdisciplinary expertise at the University of Arizona and among our many partners, the Institute of the Environment links cutting-edge knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help all societies better understand Earth's natural systems and chart the best course for a more vibrant, sustainable world.

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    Marielle Smith

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Annual Report

Highlights include efforts to inform decision makers about drought and climate change in the Southwest, recruitment of a new generation of exceptional environmental leaders of tomorrow through our Carson Scholars Program for outstanding graduate students.
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