Weekly Beginning April 18
The southwestern United States has been in a drought for more than 20 years. It's created a serious problem for the Colorado River, and tens of millions of people in the region. Parched is a podcast about people who rely on the river that shaped the West – and have ideas to save it. Hosted by Michael Elizabeth Sakas, a climate and environment reporter for CPR News.
- A quick response to this week's headlines.
- Las Vegas is a leader in water conservation. What is Vegas doing, and how might people who live in other Colorado River cities follow its lead?
- On the beach in Southern California, it's easy to look at the Pacific Ocean and wonder what would happen if we could drink it.
- Pulling water from another river, like the Mississippi, has tantalized people in the southwest for decades.
- Get everybody to the table to come up with Colorado River solutions together.
- The U.S. southwest is in a water crisis; it’s a front line of climate change. This show takes you to places that rely on the Colorado River, to explore what we can do to ensure life in the region as it dries out.
- Parched is a podcast about people who rely on the river that shaped the West – and have ideas to save it.
- Climate / Environment Reporter, Parched
- Editor/Producer, Parched
- Editor/Producer, Audio Innovations Studio, Parched
- Podcast Producer & Project Manager, Audio Innovations Studio, Parched
- Visuals Editor, Parched
- Climate Editor, Parched
- Podcast Producer, Audio Innovations Studio, Parched