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Inside Climate News: Colorado River Stakeholders To Face Tribal Rights, Environmental Protection and Climate Change

Inside Climate News: Colorado River Stakeholders To Face Tribal Rights, Environmental Protection and Climate Change

07/09/2020

Charismatic is hardly the best word to describe the humpback chub, a fish with a frowny eel face jammed onto a sportfish body in a way that suggests evolution has a sense of humor. Nor did tastiness build a fan base for this "trash fish" across its natura...

From Eric Kuhn on the Fleck Blog: The roots of a coming Lake Powell Pipeline legal tangle

From Eric Kuhn on the Fleck Blog: The roots of a coming Lake Powell Pipeline legal tangle

06/30/2020

In the face of climate change induced declining river flows and increased competition for the river’s water, there is no question that the basic compact ground rules devised by the negotiators a century ago will face increasing pressure. There will likel...

Lake Powell 2020: How Science, Politics, and Water-Use Policy Dictate the Future

Lake Powell 2020: How Science, Politics, and Water-Use Policy Dictate the Future

06/25/2020

On Science Moab: Sixty years after its creation, Lake Powell faces an uncertain future with increasing drought and limited runoff into the Colorado River Basin. Here we speak with Jack Schmidt and Eric Kuhn about the policies and politics of reservoirs al...