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How to teach about climate without making your students feel hopeless

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Washington Post. “A few years ago, I discovered my undergraduates had informally renamed my Intro to Environmental Studies class. They called it “Environmental Depression …”
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What If Climate Change Triggers Cooperation, Not Conflict?

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “"Climate change increases the likelihood of war and terrorism," President Obama said earlier this summer. The Pentagon and a distinguished committee of retired generals…
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Climate change hitting home, says White House report led by UA

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This article was first published in The Arizona Daily Star. “The Southwest is heating faster than the rest of the country. Sea levels are rising. Oceans are acidifying. The North Atlantic’s hurricanes are…
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What Are the Economic Consequences of Climate Change?

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Atlantic. “When Hurricane Sandy pummeled the east coast of the U.S. and the Caribbean in October 2012 it exposed millions of people and billions of dollars…
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The Wolves in Our Dogs: Are We Trying to Protect the Species Because They’re So Much Like Man’s Best Friend?

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Pacific Standard. “When Olympian Kate Hansen tweeted a video of a wolf roaming the corridors of her dorm in Sochi, the media lit up with extended…
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Globalization and weather- why sun belters shouldn’t gloat

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was originally published by The Huffington Post. “‘My favorite part of winter is... watching it on TV from Arizona!’ Such brags are tempting for those of us who live in the…
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