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

Pulse of Life in the Colorado River Delta

Today is a big one on the Colorado River, because the river delta is flowing again. After years of Herculean effort, US and Mexican NGO's and government players crafted an agreement to release a "puls...

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Smart Reporting Helps Spread Smart Solution for Colorado River Basin

The release of our new report Mapping the River Ahead last week resulted in a lot of great coverage, but our favorite so far (and not just because I'm quoted!) was a story written by Amy Joi O'Donohue...

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A climate conversation for the Colorado River basin

As a professional conservationist, I work with a number of groups tackling some of the difficult climate-related challenges we face in the West. One of these groups is Carpe Diem West, an organization...

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New Report on Colorado River Basin Solutions

Up here in Colorado, it’s been a great year for snow. So great, in fact, that it might be easy to forget the challenges facing the Colorado River, the lifeline for nearly 40 million people in the So...

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CMIP5 Updated Climate Projections: Informing the Seattle Water Narrative - An interview with Paul Fleming

We're always looking to enhance our knowledge by engaging the available science. Downscaled GCM outputs provide climate projections that we can use to develop a narrative about what climate change may...

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