Tracking the Movement of the Tropics 800 Years into the PastOctober 14, 2018
Studying shifts of the northern-most edge of the tropics revealed that periods of tropical expansion coincided with severe droughts, a UA-led research team found.
UA Seeks Strategy for Saving on Energy Costs and Cutting Carbon EmissionsOctober 8, 2018
A large-scale strategy for creating renewable energy for the UA is under development, with the goals of saving money on long-term energy costs, offsetting campus carbon emissions and positioning the University as a leader in sustainability.
IPCC Global Warming Report Co-Authored by UA ProfessorOctober 6, 2018
UA Regents' Professor Diana Liverman is one of eight U.S. authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's new report on global warming.
The Cost of CottonSeptember 25, 2018
Arizona has hundreds of thousands of acres of water-heavy agriculture, like cotton. In total, this accounts for 70% of Arizona's water consumption annually. With over half-a-million residents, Arizona has long tried to deal with the largest inhibitor of growth in the hottest parts of the state: water. But in recent years, both Tucson and Phoenix have seen major revolutions in water management.
Researchers Hope to Combat Spread of Invasive Species of GrassSeptember 19, 2018
While traditional approaches to combating buffelgrass have often focused on pesticides and labor-intensive manual removal, a UA laboratory is taking a unique approach to studying the species and its spread.