Supporting interdisciplinary activities, partnerships, innovation and education.

Arizona Environment builds and supports a vast network of cross-campus, interdisciplinary research, environment-focused experts, and community engagement and outreach programs and events.

With a wide range of research themes, Arizona Environment encompasses scientific research in biodiversity, climate, water and more, along with studies in the humanities, business and economics, built environments, data science and more. Explore all the ways that we impact the environment, and in turn the impact the environment has on our lives and surroundings!

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From GreenFeed

A Q&A with Ida Sami

Ida Sami, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Arizona, shares her research focus, challenges, and impact in a Q&A for the NCSE Conference 2021.

Is this drought gripping Tucson natural or human-caused?

Most climate scientists agree the warming trend that has prevailed in Tucson and worldwide since the 1980s and ’90s is largely if not completely caused by heat-trapping greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere from the burning of oil, coal and other fossil fuels.