Media Coverage

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

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.

September 07, 2017  | San Francisco Chronicle

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the advancements in science that are starting to show the link between climate change and weather events.

September 02, 2017  | The Economist

Cites study by Noah Diffenbaugh looking into the increased frequencies of extreme drought and rainfall in the the South Asian monsoon season.

September 02, 2017  | The Los Angeles Loyolan

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on the impacts of climate change on monsoons.

September 02, 2017  | Chicago Tribune

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 01, 2017  | Live Science

Newsha Ajami and Richard Luthy discuss how long it will take for floodwaters to drain out of Houston and how the city can prepare for future flood events.

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