UArizona climate adaptation experts contribute to latest IPCC climate report

The report assesses the impacts and risks of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity and human communities at global and regional levels.

Tumamoc Hill's historic boathouse — yes, boathouse — sees new life

Tumamoc Hill looks out over a sprawling city ringed by desert and mountains, without a single, substantial body of water in sight.

So why does the hill have its own boathouse?

Water Scarcity Is About to Get a Lot Worse. Irrigated Agriculture Doesn’t Have a Plan.

Irrigation organizations play a crucial behind-the-scenes role in delivering water to farmers. But only one out of every five has an official strategy for responding to drought.

How Earyn McGee Sent the Internet Searching for Lizards

The Twitter famous saurologist and cofounder of Black AF in STEM is helping to build a more inclusive scientific community—and spotting some very sneaky lizards along the way

Will humans live forever one day?

Humanity has long dreamed of surpassing its biological limits and living longer. What if we could cheat the unalterable approach of aging and physical decline and escape death on our own?

Groundwater — not ice sheets — is the largest source of water on land and most of it is ancient

Groundwater is used for irrigation and drinking water, but those wells are rarely more than one kilometre deep. A huge volume of salty water exists as much as 10 kilometres below the Earth’s surface.

Science Moms are on a mission to spread science-based climate optimism

When we feel overwhelmed and hopeless, many of us turn to our mothers or the mother figures we have in our lives for comfort and encouragement. As adults the challenges we face are much bigger than a scraped knee, with wider problems like climate change possibly luring us into despair.

Rivers speeding up Arctic ice melt at alarming rate, experts say

Understanding the degree of change caused by major rivers delivering freshwater and heat to the Arctic Ocean is important for regulating and managing Arctic commerce and ecosystems as the region opens up to new shipping routes.