Stories tagged: "climate"


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7 Fun-Filled Day Trips Within Two Hours From Phoenix

From authentic Old West communities to flourishing wine regions, here are seven of the most off-the-beaten-path and exciting destinations within a two-hour drive from Phoenix.

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. 

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‘El Jefe’ the Jaguar, Famed in US, Photographed in Mexico

First spotted in near Tucson in 2011, “El Jefe” is one of the oldest jaguars on record along the frontier.

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.

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Latino Activism Leads in Grassroot Efforts on Climate Change

Latinos in the US are leading the way in activism around climate change, often drawing on traditions from their ancestral homelands.

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Native American Youth To Be Tapped for Conservation Projects

The new youth service program is designed to create job opportunities for Native Americans while boosting their cultural connections to nature through conservation projects on tribal and public land.