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November 13, 2013--Americans back greenhouse gas cuts from power plants - and what's up with Utah? (USA Today)

The vast majority of Americans in each of 40-plus states surveyed say global warming is real, serious and man-made, and the concerns tend to be slightly higher in coastal or drought-stricken areas, says an analysis out today. 


November 12, 2013--Interior Sec. cites need to conserve water, points to Colorado River threats (Tuscon Sentinel)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell cited the Colorado River and Lake Mead as examples of the water conservation problems that she called one of the top issues facing her department. And that problem will only get worse as climate change creates more extreme droughts in the Southwest, Jewel


November 12, 2013--Report on climate change depicts a planet in peril (Los Angeles Times)

Climate change will disrupt not only the natural world but also society, posing risks to the world's economy and the food and water supply and contributing to violent conflict, an international panel of scientists says. The warnings came in a report drafted by the United Nations-backed


November 7, 2013--Water conservation takes center stage in Kansas, Texas (Cattle Network)

At the second annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, Governor Sam Brownback called on the Kansas Water Office, Kansas Department of Agriculture and Kansas Water Authority to join forces with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism an


November 7, 2013--Warming report sees dangerous future (Durango Herald)

Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies.


November 6, 2013--Watering holes (Huff Post)

Climate change provokes not just water rising up over our heads but emotional flooding as well.


November 5, 2013--Kokanee return to spawn in Dolores River (Cortez Journal)

Thanks to increased flows on the Dolores River from summer monsoon rains, the kokanee salmon had enough water to make their spawning run this year. Last year, there was no run because the lake was so low, explained Jim White, a aquatic biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.


November 4, 2013--Global warming and the Colorado River (KKCO)

Global warming and how it may change climates and affect the Colorado River has some in the valley concerned. On Monday, at Colorado Mesa University, a lecture was held focusing on the implications of global warming on the river. Eric Kuhn, general of the Colorado River Water Conservation, spoke to students and Grand Valley residents.


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