Climate change stunts nutritional needs

Because of climate change, you might be getting less in what you eat and not even realize. According to a study published in August by the journal Nature Climate Change, rising carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere could cause a decrease in certain plant nutrients by mid-century. Protein, iron and zinc in certain crops is expected…

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University of Arizona climate researchers worried about funding cuts for future projects

One month ago, a forest fire in California burned over 200,000 acres, destroyed 2,800 homes and killed 41 people. Two months ago, Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico and left millions of people without electricity, fresh water or ways to communicate. This year, Arizona and 38 other states, experienced above-average temperatures for the first 10…

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Going green, drab olive style

The largest single energy user in the country already wears varying shades of green, and now it is one step closer to another shade: energy independence. Fort Huachuca cut the ribbon on the Department of Defense’s largest solar array located just outside of the fort itself on Feb. 11, bringing the military closer to its…

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