Interviews

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

Getting out of the Disaster Frame - An Interview with Scott Miller

People believe what they believe. Your job as a communicator is to connect your issue to what your audiences already believes and values. As the water levels at Mead and Powell drop by the day, the s...

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"We have to adapt - I don't care about the reason!" - An Interview with Pat Mulroy

Do you want water to come out or your tap or not? As the water levels at Mead and Powell drop by the day, the sophistication and volume of Colorado Basin news coverage continues to rise. With more...

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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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