aerial of Colorado River

The Stewards of a Broken Climate

Confronted in our desert backyard by the inescapable effects of a deteriorating environment, these UNLV researchers, professors, and activists are fighting to mitigate the effects of climate change on scientific, legal, and sociological fronts.

After a 20-year megadrought, the Colorado River storage system is at a third of its capacity. The system supplies water to more than 40 million people in the West. (©2021 Jamey Stillings)

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