April 5, 2022: John Eastman’s impact on CU Conservative program; Climate change & politics

April 5, 2022
COLORADO-RIVER-BASIN-TRIBES-VALLECITOCOLORADO-RIVER-BASIN-TRIBES-VALLECITOJeremy Wade Shockley for CPR News
Cracked earth, a dry lakebed signal the end of summer. The Southern Ute Reservation downstream depends on the water from the Vallecito Reservoir each season. Fed by winter snowpack, this critical reservoir has hovered at below average levels in recent years.

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April 5, 2022: John Eastman’s impact on CU Conservative program; Climate change & politics

The conservative scholar program at CU Boulder was created to hire professors with conservative leanings, but John Eastman has been a lightning rod. We speak with the founder of the program, Robert Pasnau. Then, a new U.N. report finds that politics is a major barrier toward addressing climate change. And NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with KRCC's Abigail Beckman about covering the White House and diversity.