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UA storm watchers predict active hurricane season

Annual forecast model shows Atlantic conditions similar to dangerous 2017.

Utah presses forward with pipeline plans despite Colorado River Basin constraints

The pipeline would be like dipping a 140-mile straw into Lake Powell halfway across the state.

Dams could protect ranchers from climate change's drought, but could they also contribute to it?

Wyoming is moving forward on building or expanding several reservoirs on the Green River, a main branch of the Colorado River.

On stressed Colorado River, states test how many more diversions watershed can bear

The river is running short on water, and this is pushing some states to tap into every available drop before things get worse.

Arizona plans for drought contingency plan impacts

Water managers are preparing for a future with less Colorado River water.

Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World

An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.

Drought, Mudslides Drive Central American Migrants North

Climate change impacts are exacerbating pre-existing crises that lead to out-migration, a Tucson-based journalist says.

UA Architecture Grads Forecast Future Effects of Climate Change

The projects were honored for designing innovative solutions for San Francisco Bay area.

Effort Aims to Help Local Governments Understand and Apply Climate Data

The Science for Climate Action Network wants help cities and states adapt and respond to climate change.

How Extreme Weather May Affect Arizona

Valerie Trouet, a UA tree ring professor, discusses parallels between Arizona and California and the consequences of rising temperatures and extreme weather.

High Snowpack Could Temporarily Stave Off Colorado River Water Shortage

But federal officials are quick to remind that one wet winter won’t solve the Southwest’s structural water problems.

Monitor: Pima County is Drought-Free, for Now

The spell will not last long as the temperatures rise.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

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