Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices and rooms in the ENR2 building are closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM, at (520) 626-9987 or by email to ienv-environment@arizona.edu.

 

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Changing the world starts at home. Join us as we chart the course towards creating a more vibrant, sustainable planet.

The environmental issues we face today demand to be met with a combination of discovery and drive. With dozens of environment-related degrees and clubs to choose from, the University of Arizona can set you on a path of real-world, hands-on experience that will prepare you for a future of work that makes an impact.

By connecting some of the world’s leading educators and researchers with students and community members, UArizona Environment is working to confront the unique environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Students

From clubs and committees to courses and degrees, there are myriad ways for students to get involved with environmental issues at UArizona.

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Researchers

Find funding opportunities and help us continue to break new ground in studies related to the environment and sustainability.

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Community

Discover how UArizona is teaming up with organizations across the region to make an impact in fields ranging from renewable energy to wildfire management.

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About AIR

Harnessing the university’s collaborative expertise, the Arizona Institutes for Resilience links knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help us create a more sustainable future.

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Feeling Blue? Go Green!

With about 350 days of sunshine a year and a vast learning laboratory of desert, sky islands, cities, and even a nearby sea, the University of Arizona offers infinite opportunities for research, education, and engagement with the surrounding environment. Discover all the ways you can get involved, from majors and minors to clubs and activities.

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From Greenfeed

Guide to the Arizona monsoon: Dust storms, lightning and safety tips for first-timers

You breezed through your first winter — we know, 75 degrees and sunny in January was tough — but you did it. You really liked spring, when you were able to get outside, and even though it's starting to get a little toasty now you're thinking you can handle summer. Because, really, how much hotter can it get?

Zoom screen share from Native Know-How webinar

Recap of the Native Know-How Workshop

On September 23, 2020, the UArizona Native Nations Institute (NNI) led the Native Know-How workshop, sponsored by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program). The webinar addressed UArizona leaders, scholars, and students, and the presenters provided attendees with tools and knowledge to understand cultural and governmental issues when working with Native Americans and tribal entities.

How To Have Your Solar Farm And Keep Your Regular Farm, Too

Clean, abundant, solar power comes with a price. It requires lots of land, and in some places that's provoking opposition from people who want to preserve farmland.

Bighorn Fire marks familiar cycle of renewal amid new chapter of bigger burns

Fire is a natural process, but it will take decades for some areas to recover or regrow habitat that burned this year.

Growing Arizona’s economy with climate change in mind

Whether rich, poor, cold or hot, every region’s economy will be affected by climate change, indicates research from institutions like the National Bureau of Economic Research and the World Bank Group. 

Droughts That Start Over the Ocean? They’re Often Worse Than Those That Form Over Land

New research on ‘landfalling’ droughts could help provide early warnings for vulnerable communities.

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