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

Flagstaff Climate Action and Adaption Plan

The adopted Flagstaff Climate Action and Adaptation Plan serves as a road map for how Flagstaff prepares for, and responds to, climate change. It took effect in November 2018, and is being used to des...

Read More
Four Surprising Truths About Drinking Water in California

Community advocates have been relentless in the fight for a real, lasting solution. The more those in power grapple with the hard truths of unsafe drinking water, the better chance we have of ending...

Read More
Fire, Forests, and Resilience: Lessons from the Evergreen State ~ An Interview with Hilary Franz

We spend so much time arguing about right and wrong, with righteousness and political jargon. We waste so much time on that! And we don’t have time to waste. Carpe Diem West has been following ...

Read More
Cost effective Healthy Headwaters work being done around the West

This brief is about smart, cost-effective healthy headwaters work currently being done around the West. These vignettes highlight both the promise and price-tag of these smart investments, and can be...

Read More
Black Swans on the western horizon - $3.2B is a good start (or we can spend billions more)

"As the recent DCP negotiation highlighted, two of the most problematic features of the current management framework—the inability of Pinal County, Arizona farmers to easily absorb CAP curtailments,...

Read More