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1.  US issues western water cuts as drought leaves Colorado River near ‘tipping point’  

2022-08-17


The Guardian
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
Arizona, Nevada and Mexico affected as federal government steps in after states failed to reach agreementAfter western US states failed to reach agreements to reduce water use from the beleaguered Colorado River, the federal government stepped in on Tuesday, issuing cuts that will affect two states an...

2.  Amid Warnings of 'Catastrophic Collapse,' Feds Cut Colorado River Water Use in Arizona, Nevada  

2022-08-16


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
“Nothing has changed with today's news,” said one conservationist, “except for the fact that the Colorado River system keeps crashing.“

3.  “The results will be dire”: Extreme heat to impact a quarter of US by midcentury  

2022-08-16


Grist
View In: US Heat and Drought
Some 107 million Americans will experience heat index temperatures above 125 degrees F by 2053, according to a new report.

4.  Scientists unravel the origins of the Southwest’s monsoon  

2022-08-16


Grist
View In: Floods
But just as their understanding of the phenomena becomes more clear, it’s starting to disappear.

5.  Pipe dreams: Why far-fetched Western water projects won’t go away  

2022-08-15


Grist
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
There are at least half a dozen major Western water pipeline projects under consideration, ranging from ambitious to outlandish.

6.  Some cities reimburse residents for the costs of rain gardens or cisterns  

2022-08-16


Yale Universities Climate Connections
View In: Planting Water
But the programs can be difficult for low-income households to access. The post Some cities reimburse residents for the costs of rain gardens or cisterns appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.