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Local Opinion: Hard-nosed Arizonans can lead the way on climate change

There’s no sugarcoating it: Arizona, like most of the U.S., is experiencing a climate emergency. It’s clear we are at a breaking point.

This aerial view of the Colorado River was shot with a GoPro camera.

Building Resilience in the Face of a Dwindling Colorado River

Policymakers, industry and conservation professionals, and tribal members explore pathways to a sustainable future for the millions of people reliant on the “lifeblood of the American West.”

Even the Cactus May Not Be Safe From Climate Change

More than half of species could face greater extinction risk by midcentury, a new study found, as rising heat and dryness test the prickly plants’ limits.

Researchers at Biosphere 2 will plant coffee trees to celebrate Earth Day

Twenty-five coffee trees will be planted in the Biosphere 2 to help researchers investigate how climate change will affect coffee trees. An Earth Day 5K run will also be held at the research facility.

Why there's hope in the face of climate change

For many of us, climate change conjures up nothing but images of doom and destruction, from disastrous storms to wildfires to scorching heat. And it’s true — much of what we read about climate change paints a dire picture of our planet’s future.