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The Sept. 2016 issue of UCARConnect includes a feature story on CCASS Director Kathy Jacobs' career and her recent work on the relationship of extreme weather and climate change.
A new website focused on Scenario Planning for Climate Adaptation, adaptationscenarios.org, has been developed by CCASS and the DOI Southwest Climate Science Center.
A Policy Forum piece just published in Science and which advocates a national, sustained U.S. ecosystem assessment was led by DOI Southwest Climate Science Center director Steve Jackson and co-authored by CCASS director Kathy Jacobs and others.
CCASS Project Coordinator Chad Marchand was received the “Native American 40 Under 40” award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
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.