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High Snowpack Could Temporarily Stave Off Colorado River Water Shortage

But federal officials are quick to remind that one wet winter won’t solve the Southwest’s structural water problems.

Monitor: Pima County is Drought-Free, for Now

The spell will not last long as the temperatures rise.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

Public Not Hearing 'Cathedral' of Science Behind Climate Change, Researcher Says

Joellen Russell is an oceanographer collecting data impacting how scientists measure an forecast climate change.

Climate Change Endangering Arizona's Natural Resources, Prof Says

Stuart Marsh wants policymakers to understand links between natural resources and the environment

Charting a New Course for Water Supply in the Southwest

Water managers in Colorado River Basin states spent much of 2018 working on drought contingency plans.

Study: Slow Growth Ahead for the Forests of the Southwest

The UA report shows a decline in productivity in the 21st century as the climate warms.

Researcher: Climate Change Could Worsen Mosquito-Borne Diseases

UA professor says globalization and increasing transportation also speed the spread of such diseases.

Top Water Official Gives States Deadline for Colorado River Drought Deal

A final deal will require federal legislation and approval by the Arizona Legislature.

County Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy

Pima County's updated sustainability plan renews its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Episode 157: What Ice Age Plants Can Tell Us About Modern Climate Change

What Ice Age vegetation tells us about the dangers of climate change.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

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