In The News

April 3, 2014--Water shortages for New Mexico farmers, fish (Albuquerque Journal)

Much of the snowpack in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado is already gone, but it seems to be blowing away in the wind rather than melting into the state’s streams and rivers. That has water managers scrambling to cope with the state’s fourth consecutive very dry year.

April 3, 2014--Climate change will 'lead to battles for water and food', says head of World Bank (Guardian)

Battles over water and food will erupt within the next five to 10 years as a result of climate change, the president of the World Bank said as he urged those campaigning against global warming to learn the lessons of how protesters and scientists joined forces in the battle against HIV.

April 2, 2014--Waters of the U.S. (Pueblo Chieftain)

The Environmental Protection Agency, in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers, has developed a 370-page rule that broadly defines the “waters of the United States.” Touted as a benign effort to better protect and enhance the quality of our nation’s water, the recently announced Clean Water Act rule amounts to a huge water and power grab by federal bureaucrats.

April 1, 2014--U.S. calls costs of inaction on global warming "catastrophic" (Denver Post)

If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already-noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday. And he's not alone.

April 1, 2014--Survey reveals current, future water risks for major U.S. corporations (Pacific Institute)

A new survey of major U.S. corporations released by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global, titled “Bridging Concern and Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?,” reveals that most companies believe water challenges will significantly worsen in the next five years.