April 23, 2021

Episode 276: Exploring the connection between climate and human society.

Learning from past civilizations can teach us about the dangers we face in our current climate crisis.

AZSCI 276 climate human society Climate historians cite drought as a factor behind the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
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Exploring the connection between climate and human society

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University of Arizona geography development professor Kevin Anchukaitis

Learning from past civilizations can teach us about the dangers we face in our current climate crisis. University of Arizona geography development professor Kevin Anchukaitis discusses how societies have historically responded to climate change and the challenges we face in the future. He will deliver a virtual talk on the subject for the UA College of Science public lecture series April 29.

Kevin Anchukaitis spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

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