Colorado has had giant pivots in its water affairs since Eric Kuhn arrived in 1983 to work at the Colorado River Water Conservation District. Now officially retired, Kuhn is engaged in perhaps the most important work of his career with a book that warns against ignoring climate science in managing the Colorado River.
Could high-pressure ridge in the Pacific give ski towns in Rockies a dry Christmas? Also, a disturbing link to melting ice in the rapidly warming Arctic.
It was a good snow year in the headwaters of the Colorado River. So why has the runoff been so-so?