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

Partnerships Rock - Climate & Wildfire Success in the West - An Interview with David Edelson

"All the partners contributed significantly to developing and managing the project through funding and dedicated staffing and, through our shared interests, we were able to focus on getting the proj...

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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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