Interviews

Western water leaders speak firsthand about the latest issues and happenings.

Avoided Costs: A Few Simple Statistics - An interview with Dale Lyons

Every community is different. An avoided costs study can be very complicated and extensive, but it can also be very basic. You might be able to come up with a few simple statistics, and that's all you...

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Avoided Costs: Making the Business Case - An Interview with Kim Carr

The ecological costs of fire are well documented, but we found we needed to make the economic case: costs that could be avoided by investing in fuels reduction and actively reducing the risk of large,...

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CMIP5 Updated Climate Projections: Informing the Seattle Water Narrative - An interview with Paul Fleming

We're always looking to enhance our knowledge by engaging the available science. Downscaled GCM outputs provide climate projections that we can use to develop a narrative about what climate change may...

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CMIP5 Updated Climate Projections: Our Best Global Effort - An interview with Imtiaz Rangwala

[CMIP5] models represent our best global effort and a huge amount of money and resources. Basically, we're trying to constantly improve the representation of all the processes in the earth's climate s...

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Wildfire in the Watershed: The value that flows downstream - An interview with John Shepard

When it comes to conservation issues, there’s not much that John Shepard is afraid to take on. As senior advisor for the Sonoran Institute, he’s known for his ability to help people with vastly di...

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