Guide to the Arizona monsoon: Dust storms, lightning and safety tips for first-timers

You breezed through your first winter — we know, 75 degrees and sunny in January was tough — but you did it. You really liked spring, when you were able to get outside, and even though it's starting to get a little toasty now you're thinking you can handle summer. Because, really, how much hotter can it get?

Tucson Electric Power gets an earful about how to cut greenhouse gases

Tucson Electric Power is far more dependent on fossil fuels than the average U.S. electric utility.

University of Arizona to host final round of American-Made Challenges Solar Prize competition

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation has been chosen to partner with the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to fast track the creation and manufacturing of American-made solar technologies.

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Recap of CCASS/SW CASC Ecosystem Resilience Workshop

A recap of the second Ecosystem Resilience workshop, “Ecosystem Transformation After Large-Scale Disturbance,” where presenters focused on forest management and fire in the context of ecosystem resilience.

‘More Blue’: An Artwork Shows the Sea Changing During Lockdown

A data-driven media installation, created to reflect marine conditions around the world, has altered with the slowing human activity.

Trees remember everything—even the fall of the roman empire

The timeline of the failure of the Roman state is fairly well established and accepted, thanks to the Romans' love of writing. The circumstances contributing to its disintegration, however, have long been debated among historians and archaeologists. There is no consensus about the relative role of internal failures, such as escalating corruption and civil war, versus external factors, such as the barbarian invasions and pandemics.