Understanding the Demands for Climate Services of Coastal Farming Communities of Bangladesh

Sunday, January 28, 2018

2016 Carson Scholar and Agnese Nelms Haury Fellow Saleh Ahmed writes in an interesting blogpost on the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCAD) website covering his field work in Bangladesh.

El Niño

February 12, 2016

Hello! After three and a half years of writing Proximities, School of Geography and Development PhD student Eric Magrane has turned this wonderful blog over to me in order to focus on his teaching and research responsibilities.  I’m excited about all of the names, topics, and ideas scrawled on my editorial calendar for the semester.

The Ecological Imagination: A Conversation on Art & Environment with Mitchell Thomashow, Ben Champion, and Paulina Jenney

April 29, 2015

As the sixth in an ongoing series of cross-posts with Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments, this Proximities features a conversation between Ben Champion, director of sustainability at the University of Arizona, and Mitchell Thomashow, former Unity College president and author of The Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus. The conversation took place this spring, when Mitch met with the Art & Environment Network at Institute of the Environment. Terrain.org editor Simmons B. Buntin and I asked Paulina Jenney, a UA student in creative writing and environmental studies and a Flinn Scholar, to facilitate the conversation. Excerpts from that conversation follow. 


Southwest Climate Outlook February 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

<p>January was warm and dry across the Southwest. Temperatures were much-above average to record warmest in Arizona. Drought-designated areas were further expanded and intensified in the Feb. 13 U.S. Drought Monitor, with both Arizona and New Mexico documenting increases in the extent and intensity of drought since January’s outlook. The three-month outlook for March through May calls for increased chances of below-average precipitation and increased chances of above-average temperatures for the southwestern United States.</p>

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