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?

Warming Planet Ups Risk of Deadly Tick-Borne Fever

Climate change, already linked to more frequent wildfires, longer droughts, and more tropical storms, may also increase the risk of getting the potentially deadly tick-borne disease known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, new research suggests.

Past is Key to Predicting Future Climate, Scientists Say

In a review paper published in the journal Science, a group of climate experts make the case for including paleoclimate data in the development of climate models. Such models are used globally to assess the impacts of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, predict scenarios for future climate and propose strategies for mitigation.

We didn’t track hurricanes hundreds of years ago—but trees did

Researchers are trying to extend the tropical storm record by looking inside ancient coastal trees.

Growing Arizona’s economy with climate change in mind

Whether rich, poor, cold or hot, every region’s economy will be affected by climate change, indicates research from institutions like the National Bureau of Economic Research and the World Bank Group. 

Startup Licenses UArizona Alternative Solar Energy System

The high-efficiency photovoltaic system licensed by Gen3 captures more heat and energy than currently available solar panels.