Thursday, September 14, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM MST
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Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Hot House: The Converging Crises of Housing Shortage and Climate Change 

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Arizona is on the frontlines of two simultaneous modern crises: a housing shortage crisis and a climate change crisis. These two problems are generally addressed separately, but how we solve one will impact our options for solving the other. Join environmental journalist Joan Meiners for a talk about a project to be published in The Arizona Republic that explores the intersection of these two crises and how we can build better to prepare for a warmer, drier future.

Joan Meiners is the Climate News and Storytelling Reporter at The Arizona Republic and azcentral. She previously worked as an environment reporter in St. George, Utah for The Spectrum News and in New Orleans at The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate as part of ProPublica’s 2019 Local Reporting Network. Her work has received multiple national awards, including the 2020 Nina Mason Pulliam award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting and the 2020 Kevin Carmody award for Outstanding Investigative Reporting, as well as the National Association of Science Writer’s 2020 Science in Society award and a 2021 Feature Story award from The Society of Environmental Journalists. Before becoming a journalist, she completed a Ph.D. in Ecology, studying the ecology of native bees.