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

Forest Resilience Bonds at Work - Pilot project to study impacts of forest management on Yuba watershed

A healthier, thinner forest reduces fire risk significantly, and it also protects water quality and can improve water quantity. The Yuba watershed is about to reap all of those benefits, through a pil...

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Water, Wildfire, Climate Change – What Happened Last Fall? ~ An Interview with Michael Gossman

This was a tragic and extensive fire that moved quickly, and most surprisingly moved directly into our urban environment. ~Michael Gossman. How does a community recover from a natural and human d...

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New Water Infrastructure Standards Change the Bar for Sustainable Investments in Water-Based Infrastructure

Healthy ecosystems like forests, wetlands, and farms are nature's water infrastructure. They are essential for buffering against floods and the provision of clean, ample water around the world –...

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Water, Wildfire and Wellness: Field notes from the ashes of recent western megafires - WEBINAR

In recent years, every Western state has experienced an increase in the average number of large wildfires each year. Anthropogenic climate change is estimated to be responsible for about half of all a...

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Getting Ready: Catastrophic Wildfire in the American West ~ An Interview with Jeff Whitney

Flagstaff’s decision to tax itself is a great example of what we must all do to protect our communities - take responsibility for the health of our forests and watersheds. Whether or not communi...

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