PNAS Special Report on Southwest Water Sustainability

The PNAS issue includes 8 articles by climate scientists, hydrologists, ecologists, water resource researchers and policy analysts from across the country. The special feature is also highlighted as the cover for PNAS – a shot of Lake Mead taken this past September. Glen wrote a Perspective piece synthesizing the work.

The articles are available for free from the PNAS website

The special report is being extensively reviewed in the media: 

NY Times – Scientists See the Southwest as First Major U.S. Climate Change Victim

UCLA Newsroom - The Southwest’s ‘perfect drought’ means it’s time to plan 

Scientific American – Desert Southwest May Be First U.S. Victim of Climate Change

North County Times – WATER: Southwestern water outlook getting grimmer, scientists say

Red Orbit - US Southwest Could See Decades-long Drought: Study

Arizona Daily Star - Research: SW must reduce its water use

United Press International – U.S. could see ‘historic’ drought