Stories tagged: "climate crisis"


FILE - In this July 28, 2015, file photo, electricians, Adam Hall, right, and Steven Gabert install solar panels on a roof for Arizona Public Service company in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Fight a Big Worry for Arizonans—Climate Change

The Inflation Reduction Act, which President Joe Biden signed on Aug. 16, is the country’s biggest investment in fighting climate change ever. 

FILE - People try to keep cool at the Justa Center, a resource center catering to the older homeless population, as temperatures hit 110-degrees, July 19, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
From Heat Deaths to Worsening Allergies, Climate Change Harms Health

From 2030 to 2050, according to the WHO, 250,000 additional deaths are expected each year worldwide because of climate-driven health problems.

The Coronado Generating Station was one of three coal-fired power plants in eastern Arizona that had emissions restrictions imposed by the EPA. A federal court upheld the EPA action.
Supreme Court Ruling Against EPA Hurts, May Not Hobble Clean Air in Arizona

When the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA could not force power plants to move away from fossil fuels, advocates were worried—but in Arizona some of those concerns have been eased by a market-driven shift.

This undated image provided by Robin Silver shows the Arizona eryngo near Sierra Vista, Ariz. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has placed the rare wetland plant on the federal endangered species list. (Robin Silver via AP)
Rare Wetland Plant Eryngo Found in Arizona Now Listed as Endangered

The eryngo, a rare plant that depends on wetlands for survival, is now on the federal endangered species list.

Dr. Joellen Russell in front of a glacier and blue sky
She’s a Scientist. She’s a Mom. And She’s Dead Set on Saving the Planet for Her Children.

University of Arizona climate scientist Dr. Joellen Russell helped found a nonprofit dedicated to educating moms on climate change.

Kayakers access Lake Powell at the Antelope Point Public Launch Ramp, which was closed to motorized vehicles because of low water in this photo from March 2021. (Photo courtesy National Park Service)
States, Feds Weigh Next Steps Amid ‘Profound Concerns’ Over Dam Levels

Officials from the seven Colorado River basin states agreed with a federal plan to sharply cut releases from Lake Powell.

Arizona Wildfires
Arizona Wildfire Doubles in Size Near College Town

Coconino County officials said during an evening news conference that 766 homes and 1,000 animals had been evacuated.