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As with the stock market, climate change requires a diversified portfolio of solutions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed an executive order to develop a comprehensive strategy for making the state’s water system climate-resilient. The order calls for a broad portfolio of collaborative strategies to deal with outdated water infrastructure, unsafe drinking water, flood risks and depleted groundwater aquifers. In a related study published earlier this year, Stanford researchers Newsha
Aug 30 2019 | Out West student blog
My experience at the department of water resources has been a constant journey of learning.
Aug 29 2019 | Out West student blog
The most exciting experience of Tristan's nuclear fuel transportation analysis has been reconceptualizing the central concept of his project.
Aug 28 2019 | Out West student blog
Despite its massive potential, pumped hydro storage is surrounded by major concerns.
Western mountains face increasing multi-year ‘snow droughts;’ Oregon tribal members regain land illegally taken from them 165 years ago; 85 percent of wetlands lost in the three West Coast states; a French leatherworker preserves classic western saddle-making techniques; and more recent environmental news from around the West.
Aug 23 2019 | Out West student blog
Julie describes how her archival work has been applicable to her life in the outdoors.
Aug 22 2019 | Out West student blog
While the landscapes have taught me about Arizona, living in this area has taught me a little more about America.

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