What does the Inflation Reduction Act mean for rivers

What does the Inflation Reduction Act mean for rivers

On August 16, 2022 President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act, which will provide an estimated $369 billion to tackle climate change over the next decade. That’s a big number, but what does it mean for rivers? Overall, this is a bold step forward, as...
Five Things You Should Know About California’s Drought

Five Things You Should Know About California’s Drought

1.     With typically arid springs and summers, droughts are normal in California… but not at this intensity: Climate change is intensifying drought across the state, which puts the state in a precarious position that compromises water supplies for drinking and...
Reframing Water Use in an Endless Drought Era

Reframing Water Use in an Endless Drought Era

A dry landscape in the foothills of smoky Stanley, Idaho in September. © Tess McEnroe for IRU Drought, by its very definition, is an anomaly. A promise that this too shall pass. However, we must accept that this aridity is our new water era. We can no longer claim...