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Kigali Amendment

Kigali Amendment

Air. We all need it, and we all need to be able to breathe it. However, the increase of greenhouse gases and pollution has made the very air that we breathe poisonous. Greenhouse gases and air pollution are similar to other forms of pollution in that pollution does...
Colorado River Basin in Water Crisis

Heat Wave!

The Western United States experienced a record setting heat wave through Labor Day weekend. According to NPR, temperatures in Nevada and Utah skyrocketed over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.  Meanwhile, the heatwave pushed the power supply throughout the West to its maximum...
Water Safety

Water Safety

As we come into autumn water conditions become more dangerous. Because of decreasing temperatures and possible snowfall in the mountains at the headwaters of rivers, water temperatures will drop even while the air temperatures remain high. Under conditions of warm air...
The Living New Deal

The Living New Deal

The New Deal. You probably learned about the New Deal in middle or high school as President Roosevelt’s (the one without a mustache) plan to get the United States out of the doldrums of the Great Depression. But have you ever stopped to think of the effect that the...