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"Elemental: Covering Sustainability" is a multimedia collaboration between public radio and public television stations in Colorado, Arizona and California. Learn more at elementalreports.com.

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Climate Change Is Decimating Bird Populations in the Mojave Desert

Over the past century, temperatures in the Mojave Desert have risen about 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit, coinciding with a...

McSally Urged to Oppose Trump’s Rollback of Obama Fuel Economy Standards

The administration’s proposed rollbacks would especially impact 14 states, including California, that have higher...

Arizona’s Groundwater Replenishment Program Facing an Uncertain Future

A new report raises concerns at a time of dire shortages on the Colorado River, which supplies most of the state's...

Climate Whiplash: Four Corners Residents and Ranchers Adapting to Weather Extremes

“We’ve set records almost every year, good or bad,” Colorado rancher Dustin Stein says. “So hot, so dry. So much...

‘Asthma Alley’: Long Beach Ranks Worst in U.S. for Air Quality

Long Beach, which sits between the two largest seaports in the country, has good air quality just 10% of the year...

‘Many Lives at Risk’: What Pollution Rollbacks Could Mean for California and Arizona

The Trump Administration rolled back the Clean Air Act that has helped reduce smog and keep clean air along the West...