The University of Arizona is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the science of adaptation to climate change, and associated research and outreach to understand climate change, its observed and potential impacts, and possible responses.
Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
Established in 1987, the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy sponsors policy-relevant, interdisciplinary research and forums that link scholarship and education with decision making. The Center specializes in issues concerning: (1) environmental policy, primarily in the Southwest and U.S.-Mexico border region (2) immigration policy of the United States (3) Indigenous nations policy.
The Native Nations Institute, founded in 2001 by the Morris K. Udall Foundation and The University of Arizona, is an administrative unit of the Udall Center and serves as a self-determination, governance, and development resource for Indigenous nations.