Stories by William deBuys

William deBuys, a TomDispatch regular, is the author of seven books, most recently A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest. He has long been involved in environmental affairs in the Southwest, including service as founding chairman of the Valles Caldera Trust, which administers the 87,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico. subscribe to William deBuys's feed

Posted on: Aug 20, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

California in the Great Drought is once again Exhibit A, a living diorama of how the future is going to look for a lot of us.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

It's a global war against nature.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Horrific heat, droughts, windstorms, water shortages and forest fires will plague nation's 13th largest city.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source:

More than scenery is at stake, more even than the stability of soils, ecosystems, and watersheds. Here's why.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2011, Source:

Think of the coming Age of Thirst in the American Southwest and West as a three-act tragedy of Shakespearean dimensions.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2006, Source: Orion Magazine

For a group of ranchers, this land was their land -- until the gas wells went in.