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CCASS and its partners are constantly working to push the field of adaptation forward. Stay up-to-date here on news, announcements, and stories related to the work we are doing.
On November 18, 2022, the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions and the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health jointly sponsored a workshop titled COVID, Climate Change, and Preparedness: Lessons Learned to engage academic and public health and healthcare professionals in exploring opportunities to advance understanding of the lessons learned in the COVID-19 pandemic that are applicable to climate preparedness.
On December 6, 2022, the Arizona Institute for Resilient Environments and Societies hosted "Confluence: The Colorado River at the Compact’s Centennial." This event featured an array of Colorado River experts speaking about critical topics along 'America's Nile' as well as a celebration of the publication of the Colorado River Compact centennial volume, Cornerstone at the Confluence: Navigating the Colorado River Compact's Next Century.
Kathy Jacobs, CCASS Director and Professor in Environmental Science, moderates this National Academies webinar on the role of the social and behavioral sciences in understanding and addressing climate change.
Kathy Jacobs, CCASS Director and Professor in Environmental Science, is featured in a new article in The Atlantic about climate change, extreme events, and the obstacles put in place by Congress and the Supreme Court to make progress on climate issues.
CCASS helped support the revamping of the Water Network at UArizona. We are excited to announce that the new website and updated expertise directory is now live at water.arizona.edu.
Summary products now released from a project which researchers at the University of Arizona have been working on for more than five years in partnership with the US Bureau of Reclamation and a consortium of agencies and water utilities across the Lower Santa Cruz River Basin.
The illustrious group of experts reflected on issues and opportunities in the field of adaptation and engaged in discussion with students and faculty from across campus.
The report assesses the impacts and risks of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity and human communities at global and regional levels.
Ladd Keith, Assistant Professor at UArizona and CCASS Advisory Team Member, and other researchers call for a focused research program to support heat governance.
The Indigenous Resilience Center will work directly with Native American nations to address environmental challenges in ways that respect Native and Indigenous sovereignty and knowledge.