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

CMIP5 Updated Climate Projections: Our Best Global Effort - An interview with Imtiaz Rangwala

[CMIP5] models represent our best global effort and a huge amount of money and resources. Basically, we're trying to constantly improve the representation of all the processes in the earth's climate s...

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Wildfire in the Watershed: The value that flows downstream - An interview with John Shepard

When it comes to conservation issues, there’s not much that John Shepard is afraid to take on. As senior advisor for the Sonoran Institute, he’s known for his ability to help people with vastly di...

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The Briefer Story

People are the core of our work here at Carpe Diem West and Laura Briefer, Salt Lake City's Water Resources Manager, epitomizes the next generation of western water and climate leadership. She and so ...

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Water, Energy and Climate Change: The Bottom Line - An Interview with Doug Kenney

The bottom line is that we've designed an electricity system in this country that places the water and energy sectors on a collision course, but it doesn't have to be that way. Earlier this summer, t...

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Water, Energy and Climate Change: Stretching Every Dollar - An Interview with Fran Spivy-Weber

Water is the best entry to getting GHG savings faster, better and easier. Earlier this summer, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a comprehensive study of the U.S. water/energy/climate nexus...

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