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See the latest commentary from Carpe Diem West network leaders quoted in the media.

Preparing for the health impacts of a fiery future

Welcome to the new normal. On a warming planet, we are seeing more of the hot, dry conditions that have turned the American West into a tinderbox. Indeed, the very concept of “fire season” is a th...

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Beware the privatization of your town's water

People often assume private providers will be cheaper and more efficient; often the opposite is true. Investing in water and forests for water security is nothing new, but Missoula, Montana has rev...

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Got Water? Thank (and save) A Forest

Western water utilities know all too well the now famous phrase “stationarity is dead.” Planning for water security in the American West in the time of climate change requires getting ready for lo...

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Diverse group urges cooperation in divisive Western lands debate

The whole thing about working together, the value of communities and wild lands — they're connected, critical and interdependent."  ~ Kimery Wiltshire, Executive Director, Carpe Diem West The West...

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Why Some Western Water Agencies Are Writing 100-Year Water Plans

The way that the plan deals with watersheds I think is very important,” That’s because the plan connects the dots between customers’ taps and the upstream forests that naturally gather and store...

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