Wet monsoon dwarfs last year's totals

Monsoon rains are finally putting a dent in Arizona’s epic drought — but so far it’s an itsy, bitsy divot.

Monsoon brings welcome rain to Southwest, but drought stubbornly persists

The rain has eased fire concerns, but a lot more is needed to replenish water supplies.

U.N. climate panel confronts implausibly hot forecasts of future warming

Next month, after a yearlong delay because of the pandemic, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will begin to release its first major assessment of human-caused global warming since 2013.

Western drought drives water levels at Great Salt Lake and Lake Powell to historic lows

The water levels of two major water bodies — including a major reservoir — have reached historic lows in recent days amid extreme drought conditions in the western United States.

Climate Adaptation at the Department of Defense and Beyond

New UArizona-led research identifies climate change challenges faced by U.S. Department of Defense facilities, and solutions that might serve as a model for other large organizations.

'Extremely volatile': How COVID-19 threatens the global coffee industry

Kevon Rhiney drinks his coffee black, with just a hint of honey. He favours a medium-dark roast, especially from Jamaica’s Blue Mountains.

Study: Stark picture for Arizona water supply, Tucson could be oasis in desert

Arizona has been in a state of drought for two decades. For the first time in the modern history of the Colorado River, a water shortage will likely be declared at Lake Mead. Couple this with increasing temperatures and climate change and it could spell trouble for Arizona's water supply.