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LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on US, China climate collaboration

The senior fellow talks about an ambitious effort he’s part of to get the US and China working together on climate change.

Azmal Hossan joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss his recent selection for the 2030 Climate Champions fellowship, an initiative from The Asia Foundation aimed at bolstering U.S. and China collaboration on climate change.

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States opposed tribes’ access to the Colorado River 70 years ago. History is repeating itself

Records shed new light on states’ vocal opposition in the 1950s to tribes claiming their share of the river.
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States opposed tribes’ access to the Colorado River 70 years ago. History is repeating itself

Records shed new light on states’ vocal opposition in the 1950s to tribes claiming their share of the river.
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Opinion: Water injustice on display in the Southwest US

A Supreme Court ruling against the Navajo Nation is the latest blow to the tribe in a long-standing fight for water.

“A man from the West will fight over three things: water, women and gold, usually in that order.”

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In Arizona water ruling, the Hopi tribe sees limits on its future

Arizona's unique method for awarding water to tribes was supposed to open up economic possibilities beyond farming for the Hopi Tribe. Instead, the tribe says it has dashed their dreams of building a thriving homeland.
The Colorado River is in crisis and it's getting worse every day

The Colorado River is in crisis and it's getting worse every day

The Washington Post traveled along the river, from its start to its finish, to examine how people and places are coping with a shrinking lifeline in a hotter and drier landscape.
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Unsafe yield

Severe drought, dead wells, political division push Arizona steadily closer to water supply peril.
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