Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Rising risks

Report studies climate impacts on Colorado River Basin

A Warmer Future and Increased Risk in the Colorado River Basin. WATER EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Water Ed Foundation

Water Education Foundation

Drought and climate are having a noticeable impact on the Colorado River Basin that poses potential challenges to those in the Southwest and Mexico who rely on the river. A new report examines what scientists project will be the impact of climate on the basin, and how water managers are preparing for a future of increasing scarcity.

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This tiny city has huge plans for renewable energy

Yale Climate Connections & Grass Valley Union

One of the latest U.S. cities to commit to all-renewable energy is smaller than most colleges, and it’s hoping its size can actually be a strength. Town leaders in Nevada City have committed to powering municipal operations entirely with clean energy by 2050.

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