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

Join us November 26, 2019 - Commonwealth Club - California’s Wildfires - Community & Water Supply Protection

Program Description We’ve all inhaled a lot of wildfire smoke over the past few years in Northern California. Fueled by a rapidly war...

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Blue Green Slimy Stuff - Coming to a Western Waterway soon!

Toxic algae outbreaks in water systems are a well known phenomena in the Midwest and Eastern United States. Now though we're seeing a rapid increase in these outbreaks in the American West. Like other...

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Confluence July 2019, Flagstaff's Success - An Interview with Paul Summerfelt

Everyone recognizes that we can’t let this work go - no one is coming to our rescue. We can partner with others, but we can’t expect others to protect us. Almost seven years ago, Flagstaff vo...

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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...

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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...

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