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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.
The fourth in a series of short talks on social science methods and tools relevant to climate change adaptation took place at the ENR2 Building of the University of Arizona on Nov. 7, 2017.
Michelle Wyman, Executive Director of the National Council for Science and the Environment, spoke at the UA on March 22 on "U.S. Energy Policy in Transition."
Dr. Maria Carmen Lemos spoke at the University of Arizona in October 2015 on "Building Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change.”
Visiting Scholar Richard Moss lectured April 30 on climate assessment and decision-making, focussing on ideas for increasing the utility of climate science assessments for planning adaptation and mitigation.
The Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) launched an initiative in the fall of 2014 to help Hispanic and Native American communities in the U.S. Southwest understand and adapt to climate change.
Our trifold brochure, available in English and Spanish, has suggestions for 10 positive steps residents of southern Arizona can take to address and adapt to climate change.
CCASS welcomed Dr. Susanne Moser as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow, in early 2015. Moser is acclaimed not only for her grasp of climate change science, but as a skilled facilitator and brilliant communicator, using her gifts to shape international science policy-making and research management.
An "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit pertaining to the newly released National Climate Assessment kept several CCASS leaders busy the week of the report's release. Responders were researchers at the University of Arizona who played a significant role in the report leadership and products.
The Third National Climate Assessment report (NCA3) was released May 6, 2014. Shortly after the report's release, a panel of National Climate Assessment authors gave a public forum at the University of Arizona to comment on the report and its implications for the Southwest region, as well as the nation as a whole.