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Southwest Climate Blog

The Southwest Climate Blog, a new feature of the Southwest Climate Change Network Web site, will explore challenges that experts and community members in the region face in trying to understand climate variability and change and make informed decisions.

Posted by Julie Brugger on April 18, 2013

This blog is the second in a two-part series about using feedback from rural Arizonans to improve climate change adaptation research in the region.

In my last blog, I wrote that...

Posted by Julie Brugger on April 11, 2013

This blog is the first in a two-part series about using feedback from rural Arizonans to improve climate change adaptation research in the region.

As physical scientists help us...

Posted by Jonathan Overpeck on November 13, 2012

¡Hola! I’ve been on sabbatical in Latin America for the last several months, and will be moving to Melbourne In January to work with, and learn from, the terrific climate scientists...

Posted by Sarah LeRoy on June 1, 2012

This week, the University of Arizona in Tucson hosted the 2nd International Conference on Climate Adaptation. Presenters...

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Posted by Jonathan Overpeck on April 2, 2011

“TOKYO – In the country that gave the world the word tsunami, the Japanese nuclear establishment has largely ignored the potential destruction that the...

Posted by Jessica Conroy on March 29, 2011

A blog post circulating around last week caught my attention. It suggested, based on new census data for Texas...

Posted by Marcos Robles on February 14, 2011

A slew of articles in the scientific literature and popular media report how the Southwest is one of the epicenters for climate change impacts in North America. Over the last half century, warming...

Posted by Zack Guido on August 24, 2010

Two days prior to leaving for the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, I had my vision tested by a testy optometrist. Once he found out I study the climate, I heard numerous vacuous arguments and twisted...

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