Sharon Collinge to Join AIRES as New Director
Sharon K. Collinge, a leader in global sustainability and an expert on landscape change and ecological processes, is joining the University of Arizona as director of the Arizona Institute for Resilient Environments and Societies, or AIRES, beginning August 1.
Cultivating STEM Communities: The future of STEM Depends On Who Is Included
The day kicked off with our keynote speaker, Cam Juarez, who is a Park ranger at Saguaro National Park (Tucson) and identifies as a Latino who is physically disabled. Cam runs the Next Generation Ranger program, which specifically recruits young people of color to get into environmental careers. Throughout the keynote session, he talked about how important the role of the Park and the people working there was for our community.
Nine (9) Colleges and Universities Receive Acceleration Fund Support for their Climate Projects
Cambridge, Massachusetts (April 21, 2022) - Nine (9) colleges and universities have been named as the awardees of the Third Round of the Acceleration Fund. Second Nature, an NGO whose mission it is to accelerate climate action in, and through, higher education, announced the awarded schools during the 2022 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. (PDF)
Why there's hope in the face of climate change
For many of us, climate change conjures up nothing but images of doom and destruction, from disastrous storms to wildfires to scorching heat. And it’s true — much of what we read about climate change paints a dire picture of our planet’s future.
Time, tradition and trust: The Navajo Nation takes on climate change
For many years, Tsegi Canyon on the Navajo Nation struggled: Its dry walls and streambanks were eroding, exposing crumbling red soil to the desert sky. Its springs were drying up; native plants were few and far between on the canyon floor, often replaced by invasive weeds.