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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 Sarah LeRoy on July 29, 2013

Continuing the theme from previous blogs, this post completes the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest U.S. blog series with another perspective from one of the coordinating lead...

Posted by Sarah LeRoy on July 22, 2013

The Southwest region has great capacity to respond to environmental stress, and many entities—local and state governments, tribes, non-profit organizations, individuals—are already...

Posted by Sarah LeRoy on July 8, 2013

Climate change could substantially impact the energy system in the Southwest through less efficient power generation, reduced electricity distribution, and threats to energy infrastructure—...

Posted by Sarah LeRoy on June 6, 2013

The fifteenth chapter of the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States, entitled “Human Health”, explores the...

Posted by Sarah LeRoy on May 22, 2013

In our last blog, Gregg Garfin introduced the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States. This week,...

Posted by Gregg Garfin on May 10, 2013

Over 100 colleagues and I recently published a wide-ranging assessment of the implications of climate change for the Southwest.  The book, ...