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Heat deaths continue to rise, as federal disaster relief continues to lag

While weather events like floods lead can lead to relief money, no extreme heat events have been declared a federal disaster.

TEP rate hike proposal draws opposition from climate advocates

Groups say TEP shouldn't keep investing in fossil fuels. The utility says the plan will enable a transition to more renewable energy.

The great white whale, sighted in Tucson!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with ecologist Brad Lancaster; and the series "Youth Crossing Gender Borders" begins.

Antarctic study yields new information for climate change models

A UA-led team used robotic floats to collect data in the Southern Ocean.

Greenland ice melt matches UN panel's worst predictions

New research suggests ice loss in Greenland has contributed just over a centimeter of mean sea level rise over 26 years.

Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Tucson youth will hold another climate strike Friday

Students will take to the streets once again to demand action on climate change.

Rep. Grijalva attends UN climate change summit

A dozen House Democrats are in Madrid for an international climate change meeting this week.

Mayors of Arizona's largest cities push to stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Two Arizona mayors are pressing the state's congressional delegation to take action on climate change.

Biosphere 2 drought study continues

The water was shut off to the rainforest biome for a multiweek measurement of dry conditions.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

New analysis spells out serious legal risk to Colorado River water users

As climate change continues to sap the river’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

Tucson youth will hold a climate rally on Friday

Students are holding a rally in downtown Tucson to push for action on climate change, joining similar global events this week.

UA Special Collections: Preserving the Stories

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The TUSD's ongoing debate about expanding sex education; Is there any hope left for the 2019 monsoon?; and has Arizona's "stupid motorist law" increased flash flood safety?

Climate change still threatens Colorado River after wet winter

Despite recent wet conditions, states still face a future with increasingly less water for farms and cities.

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