Sustainability

Rubberized highways, roofing cool urban heat islands in Arizona

PHOENIX – Pavement originally built for durability and noise reduction can curb rising temperatures from urban heat islands – meaning the ribbons of freeways threading the Valley may lessen the effect of climate change, according to a new report.

Rubber crumbs

Arizona benefits as climate change alters wine production

COTTONWOOD - Some wine specialists foresee climate change eventually reducing the amount of wine produced. However, with every new harvesting season, winemakers find different ways to adapt to new weather challenges.

Vineyard