In eighth grade, Julia was bullied so badly she changed schools. Soon after, the bullies showed up at her house and rang her doorbell. She never answered the door, but it did leave her curious for the next 20 years.
Today, President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement that was signed in 2016 with more than 190 countries on board. Members agreed to reduce carbon emissions and to keep global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius, starting no later than 2020.
Yuma, Arizona provides the majority of winter leafy greens in the U.S. and Salinas, California grows those same crops in the summer. When harvest periods in the two areas don’t align, it can create a lettuce shortage.
Imagine a scenario that involves humans leaving the Earth either for good — or for a shorter time on a special mission. To learn more about work being done on how to grow food out of the Earth’s atmosphere, we spoke with Gene Giacomelli, director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center at the University of Arizona.
We hear it a lot, whenever a hipster chef opens up a new take on Asian cuisine or a white person opens up a taco shop, people scream “cultural appropriation!” You can’t steal another culture’s cuisine and sell it as your own.
President Trump has said he plans to announce whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate accords or pull out in the next few days; several media outlets are reporting the president is expected to withdraw from the deal. One of the goals of that agreement is to limit the global temperature increase to less than 2 degrees Celsius.
The Arizona Corporation Commission is in damage control mode this week after former Commissioner Gary Pierce was indicted last week for allegedly taking bribes. Current Commissioner Tom Forese is calling for an audit of all policies Pierce voted for. He’s also calling for a code of ethics.