Kyla Pearce, who grew up in Grand Canyon National Park, expects to graduate in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minors in sustainability and film production. Pearce is a digital reporter who covers sustainability for Cronkite News. She also has interned in media production for the National Park Service.
PHOENIX – Researchers discovered at Biosphere 2 near Tucson that tropical forests may be more resilient to warming temperatures than originally thought, but they are still facing other negative effects of climate change.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission has proposed that public utilities be carbon free by 2050, updating a plan enacted in 2006. If approved after hearings and public comment, it would help Arizona catch up with other Southwestern states that already have such regulations.
PHOENIX – Several national news outlets have called the presidential race for former Vice President Joe Biden, who is projected to become the 46th president of the United States. Arizona played a key role in the election.