Southern Arizona is projected to experience continued temperature increases, longer and hotter summer heat waves, decreased average annual precipitation and decreased soil moisture. “So what!” you say. “How does that affect me?” A lot – and likely before we’re ready
Rooftop solar energy is becoming a mainstream technology, with installed systems increasing 60 times faster now than in 2006 and the price of solar installations falling to about half what they were in 2009. But this bright picture is clouded
Sustainability is acting with the future in mind, so that others in the future can have the same opportunities we have today. In the desert Southwest that means capturing the sun’s free energy, saving money, reducing effects of climate change
Rancher Sidney Spencer has been running her “no additives” cattle ranch for 17 years. Her talk at the Academy kicks off a three-part series describing the challenges facing the ranchers and townsfolk of Arizona’s borderlands.