Video: Arizona Public Media Interview with two Leaders of Tucson's Efforts to Address Climate Change
Arizona Public Media (AZPM) interviews Leslie Ethen, the director of the City of Tucson's Office of Conservation and Sustainable Development; and Phil Swaim, an architect with Swaim Associates Ltd in Tucson, and Co-Chairperson of the city's Climate Change Advisory Committee. Ethen and Swaim discuss the "Power to Prepare Tucson" Summit on Saturday (31 March 2012), and a report that will be discussed at the summit on Tucson's vulnerability to projected climate changes.
Leslie Ethen and Phil Swaim interviewed by Arizona Public Media (AZPM). Source: AZPM.
Thank Tucson Officials for Preparing for Climate Change. Send a letter to Mayor Rothschild and the City Council thanking them for hosting the summit and engaging residents in how best to protect the community from increasingly extreme weather and other consequences of climate change.
Tucson Equipped to Offer Solutions in an Era of Extremes. By former Arizona Governor Bruce Babbitt in The Arizona Daily Star, 29 March 2012.
City of Tucson, Office of Conservation and Sustainable Development
WWF Climate Change Blog:
- "Power to Prepare Tucson" Summit: Faced with more Extreme Weather, Citizens Engage in City's Climate Preparedness Efforts, 28 March 2012.
- Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona: Will you join us for Earth Hour Celebration? , 28 March 2012.
- International Panel Highlights “Climate Resilient Cities,” as Communities Mobilize for Changing Weather Patterns , 28 March 2012.
- Researchers Release Major Draft Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on the Southwest, 28 March 2012.
- Former EPA Administrator William K. Reilly: On Climate Change, Cities May "Save Us From the Ideological Gridlock in Washington,” 11 November 2011.
WWF Earth Hour City Challenge: EarthHourCities.org
Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Technical Report Prepared for the U.S. National Climate Assessment. Draft report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. The SWCA welcomes comments through 11:59 PM (PDT) April 11, 2012. The Southwest region icovers six states—Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.