Higher education institutions have a critical role to play in helping society prepare for the impacts of climate change, but so far have not focused on adaptation sufficiently, according to a new report prepared by the Higher Education Climate Adaptation Committee in support of the America
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill last week that, if passed by the Senate and signed by the President, will significantly cut funds to federal climate change education and communication.
Tucson will host a “Spotlight Conversation on Climate Action” as part of an elite group of 10 communities that were selected by ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability to be highlighted nationally. This event is part of the National Conversation on Climate Action series of local-level community engagement events taking place nationwide on Earth Day.
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(1) Earth Day! Solar-Powered Concert on Hayden Lawn from 10 AM to 2 PM. Live music featuring bands including "Ringleader" will play from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Free food and items for sale at booths, representing all the environmental groups on campus. State Legislator Edward Ableser, a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, will speak.
Tour a series of exhibits on how the people, organizations, and companies of our state have shaped the past, present, and future of conservation in Arizona.
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Earth Day Phoenix 2009 will bring together thousands of members of the business community to interact with each other and learn from a variety of exhibitors what they can do to reduce waste.