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Women are as competitive as men, just motivated differently, says the director of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, who will discuss her work at the UArizona Wonder House at South by Southwest.
Ellen McMahon focuses on the potential for art to make people more receptive and responsive to the facts of climate change.
Jessica Tierney is a contributing author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report. She studies past climate change to help society better prepare for the future.
As director of the USA National Phenology Network, Theresa Crimmins engages scientists, natural resource managers and volunteers nationwide in tracking when plants and animals undergo seasonal life cycle events.
One of Mona Arora's current projects is to bring together teams to understand how the COVID-19 response can inform both pandemic and climate preparedness.
Kirsten Engel researches how, why and when state and local climate policies spread to other jurisdictions or to the federal government.
Floods affect more people than any other type of natural disaster and are expected to increase as the climate changes. Beth Tellman uses satellite data to better understand where floods occur and to develop applications for emergency response and recovery.
Joellen Russell uses floating robots, supercomputers and satellites to predict the global climate and carbon cycle, particularly the role of the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
UArizona is celebrating Women's History Month by highlighting some of the many women on campus working on climate change-related issues in hopes of creating a better future.