We pose five questions to former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, who is among the featured speakers at the first Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit. Former U.N. high commissioner of human rights and author of the 2019 bestseller Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable...
2026 May Be Too Late: Hard Conversations About Really Complicated Issue
Thursday and Friday, June 16–17
In-person: Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law Building Virtual: Livestream/Zoom option available
There is no debate—demands for water across the Colorado River Basin exceed the shrinking supply. Chronic drought, record heat, increasing aridity and rampant wildfires are diminishing the basin’s overall health and resilience. The historically low levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell have also brought about a looming energy crisis. To ensure a sustainable future, these harsh realities will require innovative collaborations.
The 47th annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop will be organized around the theme of Changing Climates: Equity and Adaptation in a Warming World. As the planet warms, the Earth’s complex ecosystems are threatened by everything from rising sea levels to persistent drought. Weather-related disasters that shatter previous annual records are now common in every region across the globe.
This light and sound installation is organized around elements of air, earth, fire, water and aether. The work includes field recordings artist LaMont Hamilton captured during his research and travels to Europe and North and South America, where he gained "a ground zero understanding of our changing Earth. Hearing glaciers cracking, smelling forest fires, the mechanical cacophony of land being razed—all felt on a cellular level.”