Policy Perspectives

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Water, Climate, Health, Refugees   Volume 3 Issue 8  
Developments in Western Water Policy
Global Energy Consumption:
Women’s Health in Utah
Struggling at the Golden Door: International Refugees in Utah
Gone Hiking
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Developments in Western Water Policy
An Overview of an Initiative in Colorado
by Janice Houston, CPPA Senior Policy Analyst

Much of water policy in the West has evolved from lengthy and costly litigation over water rights, water use, and misuse. Conflict seems to be inherent in the issue due to tight supplies and growing demand. However, western states also have a reputation for innovative cooperation on water issues as well. This article is focused on a relatively new initiative in Colorado—the Colorado Water for the 21st Century Act and the subsequent interbasin compact process.
Global Energy Consumption:
One Wildlife Biologist’s Perspective
by Fred Montague, Ph.D., and Holly Hilton, CPPA Graduate Research Assistant

When the demand for, and the consumption of, a stock limited (exhaustible) resource steadily rises, the price is driven up until the resource is “economically depleted” which means the cost of producing the resource is higher than the value of the product. At that point a substitute (or alternative) resource becomes cost-effective.
Women’s Health in Utah
Special Supplement Report Released
by Angela Stefaniak, CPPA Program Manager

Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of women in Utah? Did you know that cervical cancer rates are lower in Utah than the collective U.S.? This is just a sample of information you will find in the new Women’s Health supplement recently released by The University of Utah’s National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Demonstration Project.
Struggling at the Golden Door: International Refugees in Utah
Executive Summary
by Jennifer Robinson, CPPA Research Associate

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore, send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Nearly 5,000 refugees arrive in the United States each year, yet many find themselves struggling at that “golden door.” Read our executive summary of “Struggling at the Golden Door: International Refugees in Utah” written by Professors Macleans A. Geo-JaJa and Garth L. Mangum.
Gone Hiking
by CPPA Staff

We thought we'd give Ken a break from his column this month, so Ken went hiking.

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