The Great Salt Lake: An Update on Current Levels, Ongoing Challenges, and Our Next Steps

Explore the Great Salt Lake’s ecological significance and the challenges it faces in our latest blog post, ‘The Great Salt Lake: An Update on Current Levels, Ongoing Challenges, and Our Next Steps.’ Discover how low water levels due to drought, overuse, and climate change threaten its ecosystems and communities. Stay informed about current water levels and the urgent need for conservation efforts. Explore the role of policy changes and collaborative initiatives, including HEAL Utah’s legislative impact. Address environmental justice concerns and community-driven efforts to protect the lake.

Landmark Uintah Basin Court Ruling Sets Precedent for Climate-Focused Decision-Making

SALT LAKE CITY, — We commend the recent court decision that aligns with the goals set forth by the Biden Administration to combat the pressing issue of climate change. This decision is a commendable step forward, reflecting a commitment to the well-being of our communities and the preservation of our invaluable waterways. As we stand on the precipice of potentially irreversible feedback loops of global warming, which could lead to catastrophic losses of arable land, biodiversity, and clean water sources, decisions like these are pivotal in our collective effort to mitigate the most severe consequences of climate change.

Utah’s Scorching Heat: A Harsh Reality of Climate Change and Its Impact on Vulnerable Communities​

It’s getting increasingly hot in Utah and the environmental impacts are real. Heat waves, poor air quality, water scarcity, and changes to the ecosystem are all putting populations most vulnerable – the elderly, children, and low-income families – at greater risk. Let’s all work together to protect our environment in order to keep our communities safe!

Paint A Climate Issue: Regional Haze

Utah is home to what is known as “the mighty 5” national parks.” These include Bryce, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef National Parks. Utahns across the state are extremely proud of their national parks, but with the great privilege of being home to these parks comes the great responsibility of keeping these national parks clean for everyone to continue to enjoy.