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The Shrinking Colorado River

19 mins listen April 14, 2023

The Colorado river is shrinking and the tens of millions of Americans that rely on the water source are having to deal with the possibility of imposed water cuts. The urban sprawls that have peppered the desert are also in competition with the industries that operate in the area and use the water from the Colorado river: agriculture, semiconductors, and energy. In this week’s episode we discuss what happens when companies no longer have access to the water they need to operate.

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Cole Martin

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Siping Guo

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Mathew Lee

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

MSCI ESG Research

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