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Find out the latest news about western water and climate change, with articles, interviews with Carpe Diem West network leaders, and press.

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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Colorado River Research Group Releases New Report on Ardification

Carpe Diem West’s Dr. Doug Kenney and his colleagues Colorado River Research Group (CRRG) have just published a new report: “When is Drought not a Drought? Drought, Ardification and the New Norma...

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Uncontrollable Wildfire, Water Supply & Smart Paths Forward - An evening with Fernanda Santos and Kimery Wiltshire

We spent an evening at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club with award-winning author and journalist Fernanda Santos.  We talked about fire and water, and how those two meet in the American West in the...

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Tunnels, Forests and Billions of Dollars?

The following conversation is excerpted from a webinar hosted by our friends at Water Deeply, who are doing great work covering the water crises in California and the American West. The webinar featur...

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Valuing Ecosystem Services - Nature's Benefits

What benefits and value do National Forests in California Create? Ecosystem services are the benefits people receive and value from nature—or "Nature's Benefits." To address these benefits and va...

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