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White Sonora wheat berries (Courtesy of M A Burgess, BKW Farms)

Haury Grants Aim to Strengthen Community

February 2, 2016

The first round of competitive grants awarded by the UA’s Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice recognizes projects that answer specific problems with inspiring solutions.

CLIMAS Southwest Climate Podcast - January 2016

February 2, 2016

In the January 2016 Southwest Climate Podcast, UA Researchers Mike Crimmins and Ben McMahan discuss what a characteristic southwestern winter pattern looks like, how this El Niño event has stacked up so far this winter, and what they anticipate over the next few months.

Southwest Climate Outlook - January 2015

January 21, 2016

We are in the middle of a strong El Niño event forecast to remain in place through Spring 2016. We can expect variable weather throughout the winter season, but we anticipate more winter precipitation events and a higher cumulative total at the end of the cool season.

Climate Change Q&A With Joellen Russell

January 19, 2016

The UA College of Science Lecture Series is entering its 10th year of educating the public on a popular scientific topic. This year's series, "Earth Transformed," will focus on global climate change. The first of the six lectures will be given by Joellen Russell, a UA associate professor of geosciences and planetary sciences. Russell spoke with Lo Que Pasa about why this topic is important and what the community can expect from her lecture.