Some tropical forests show surprising resilience as temperatures rise

Scientists are finding that some percentage of tropical forests may hold up under global warming—if they’re not cut down.
 

Local Opinion: In a changing climate, Arizona is uniquely positioned to succeed

Yesterday, voters in Arizona and across the country cast their ballots with a number of important issues in mind, climate change among them. Arizonans in particular have just come through one of the hottest and driest summers on record, all the while contending with the economic consequences of COVID-19. Yet even as we face challenges, we are optimistic about the future.

Carbon Accounting Must Include City Greenery, Researchers Say

Lawns and landscaping provide surprising contributions to Los Angeles Basin's carbon emissions.

Long-Awaited Update Arrives for Radiocarbon Dating

More than 3,500 years ago a catastrophic volcanic eruption struck ancient Thera, known today as the Greek island of Santorini. Ash and pumice rained across the Mediterranean, and tsunami waves rolled onto faraway shores in Crete. In the 1960s archaeologists on Santorini uncovered a Minoan settlement frozen in time, with vibrant wall frescoes decorating multistory houses, all buried by volcanic debris.

Researchers Unlock Secrets of the Past with New International Carbon Dating Standard

The new and improved tool will allow scientists to learn more about ancient civilizations, the past environment and even the history of the sun.

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UArizona Researchers Collaborate with TEP to Meet Reduction Goals

UArizona researchers Andrea Gerlak and Ben McMahan led a project with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to set science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets for their 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).