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Carpe Diem West staff and advisors explore issues related to western water and climate change.

Clear Thinking in the Colorado Basin

Working to better understand the problems and potential solutions on the Colorado River is a stimulating occupation that has connected me to dozens of skilled researchers, resource managers, and other...

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Senator Heinrich Introduces Groundbreaking Watershed Bill

Sometimes a long slog brings a sweet victory, and that was definitely the case last week when Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced a groundbreaking bill to make watersheds more resilience to cl...

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Climate Solutions – A Healthy Dose of Optimism

Climate solutions are difficult, expensive, out of reach, and not particularly useful for regular people, particularly low income communities, and communities of color – right? That’s the usual li...

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Welcome to VUCA

How do decisions about our water supply get made when, in California, it seems that 40% of people think dams are an inherently good thing; 40% of people think dams are an inherently bad thing; and 20%...

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Beyond the Faucet: Protecting Water at it's Source

Clearly our watersheds require additional support if they are to continue their life-sustaining flows. People all over the West understand that, as Denver Water’s Ron Lehr puts it, “Water doesn’...

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