News & Events

Catch up on recent Water in the West news, analysis, media coverage, and event announcements as well as reports and other outputs from recent workshops and dialogues.

September 29, 2022  | Water in the West  | Insights

A Water in the West visiting researcher discusses climate-related perils facing migratory fish and the changes needed to save them from extinction.

September 12, 2022  | Water in the West  | Newsletter

In the Media

September 04, 2022

In a KRON4 TV interview, Noah Diffenbaugh discusses how climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of heat waves, and how that added heat contributes to wildfires.

September 01, 2022
Water in the West

Water in the West Director Barton "Buzz" Thompson discusses the implications of California's ongoing drought in a 60-minute CBS News special report.

August 14, 2022
CBS News Sacramento

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the history of California storms - and the odds of another occurring - that could turn the Central Valley into a temporary 300-mile-long inland sea.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

Integrating Climate Change into Groundwater Sustainability Planning

March 27, 2020

Postdoc Courtney Hammond Wagner discusses her research on incorporating the impacts of climate change into groundwater sustainability planning.