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UArizona Researchers Collaborate with TEP to Meet Reduction Goals

UArizona researchers Andrea Gerlak and Ben McMahan led a project with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to set science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets for their 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).

Can Planting a Trillion Trees Stop Climate Change? Scientists Say it’s a Lot More Complicated

Compared with cutting fossil fuels, tree planting would play only a small role in combating the climate crisis.

Super-Polluting Methane Emissions Twice Federal Estimates in Permian Basin, Study Finds

The methane is a byproduct of fracking for oil, often burned off at well heads or emitted into the atmosphere instead of being captured for use as fuel.

Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 serves as a unique large-scale experimental apparatus housing seven model ecosystems with active research by teams of multidisciplinary scientists.

Carbon Applied Science & Management

Solving the climate crisis requires minimizing the carbon impact of  human activities on the earth's atmosphere, land and oceans. UArizona faculty work on science, policy and technology solutions to help monitor and manage greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the earth system.