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On the Colorado River, ‘Everybody Understands the Nature of the Problem’

03.03.23 – Seven states and two countries share the Colorado River, where demand outpaces supply, especially in a warming world. Our Land’s Laura Paskus talks with Estevan López, Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner for New Mexico, about the current situation on the Colorado and what New Mexicans who rely upon its waters need to consider…

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Upending the West’s Water Narratives

A picket sign that says "One Earth."

12.23.2022 – Andrew Curley is a professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Geography, Development & Environment. His research focuses on the “everyday incorporation of Indigenous nations into colonial economies” including fossil fuel development in the U.S. Southwest and creation of the Central Arizona Project off the Colorado River. In conversation with correspondent Laura…

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