Media Coverage

Read recent media coverage featuring Water in the West and comments from our researchers.

October 12, 2017  | MIT Technology Review

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on the impact of climate change on recent weather in California that could have impacted the intensity of the Northern California wildfires.

October 11, 2017  | Mashable

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the recent California climate whiplash from drought to a wet winter followed by a record-breaking hot summer and how climate change has played a part in these weather extremes.

October 09, 2017  | KJZZ

Debra Perrone's report on dry wells was cited and her co-author, Scott Jasechko was interviewed about their findings.

October 06, 2017  | Fox News

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on the possibility of a La Nina winter in California.

October 04, 2017  | KUNC

Article discussing a research paper written by postdoctoral fellow Debra Perrone that found 1 in 30 wells went dry during the last drought and that homeowners were more heavily impacted.

September 29, 2017  | Desert Sun

News article discussing a research paper written by postdoctoral fellow Debra Perrone that found 1 in 30 wells went dry during the last drought and that homeowners were more heavily impacted.

September 28, 2017  | Los Alamitos Patch

Leon Szeptycki and Newsha Ajami's op-ed on desalination plants in California quoted in the debate over the proposed seawater desalination facility in Orange County.

September 26, 2017  | The New York Times

Leon Szeptycki and Noah Diffenbaugh quoted on how close climate-themed science fiction novels are to accurately dipicting the effects and outcomes of climate change.

September 18, 2017  | The Medium

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on how Hurricane Harvey will be studied by scientists to try and figure out if climate change was the culprit behind the storm.

September 13, 2017  | Advanced Science News

A research paper written by Patricia Gonzales and Newsha Ajami and published in WIREs Water is mentioned in an article discussing drivers of the changing water supply and demand characteristics in the Bay Area and opportunities to enhance future regional water reliability.

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