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April 17, 2014 | CLIMAS

Moderate or more severe drought covers about 89 and 97 percent of Arizona and New Mexico, respectively, and forecasters call for equal chances of above-average, below-average, or average rainfall in the next few months in most of the Southwest.


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April 10, 2014 | UANews

Diana Liverman, co-director of the UA’s Institute of the Environment and Regents’ Professor in the School of Geography and Development, has received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to help identify solutions that eliminate poverty, reduce emissions and help people adapt to climate change.


April 9, 2014 | UANews

Homeowners install solar panels for a variety of reasons, UA professor Adam Douglas Henry is collaboarting with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to study what truly motivates them to go green.


April 7, 2014 | Arizona Daily Star

Jonathan Overpeack, Institute of the Environment's founding co-director, gives an in-depth look at the recently released IPCC report.


April 6, 2014 | Arizona Daily Star

CLIMAS held a Q&A session with four major UA climate scientists with regards to the recently released IPCC report, Arizona Daily Star hosts the transcript of the session.



Events

Date & Time: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Monday, June 30, 2014
Speaker: Rebecca Lowry, LA Artist
Location: University of Arizona Downtown, 44 North Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ
Exhibit
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Speaker:
Location: The Loft Cinema: 3233 East Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ
Film
Date & Time: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 5:30pm
Speaker: Anne Noble, Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts, Massey University, Wellington; Fulbright Senior Scholar
Location: Center for Creative Photography Auditorium
Date & Time: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Speaker: Ariel Dinar, Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy, and Director of Water Science and Policy Center, University of California, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Riverside, Calif.
Location: Cesar E Chavez Building, Room 406A
Talk
Date & Time: Friday, May 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Speaker: Ariel Dinar, Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy, and Director of Water Science and Policy Center, University of California, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Riverside, Calif.
Location: Water Resources Research Center Sol Resnick, Conference Room
Talk
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Speaker: Colin Khoury, Global Crop Diversity Trust /CIAT
Location: Harvill, Room 404
Talk

Media

April 16, 2014 | Years of Living Dangerously

Forest fire ecologist Thomas W. Swetnam, director of the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, is featured on the Showtime documentary, “Fire Line,” this Sunday, April 20.

                

The program, with Arnold Schwarzenegger as correspondent, will begin airing at 7 p.m. Tucson time, various times after and will also be available on demand.  Check your local Showtime listings.

 

A clip of the “Fire Line” program with Swetnam can be seen here:

Years of Living Dangerously Season 1: Episode 2 Clip - Tree-Rings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut2nXt9YAdI

 

 This show is part of a multi-episode documentary series about climate...

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.

 

Jeffrey...