The monthly newsletter features the Pacific Institute’s research, publications, news about past and upcoming Institute staff outreach efforts, and media coverage of its work and analysis.


May 2020 The Environment, Climate, and a Global Pandemic, How Can the World Avoid the Spread of Future Pandemics?, Want to Help Fight COVID-19? List Your Organization’s Work on the Water Action Hub, and More.

April 2020: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Pacific Institute Joins US Water Alliance in Highlighting Principles for COVID Relief and Recovery, Featured Blog Post: When Utilities Shut Off Water for the Poor, and More.

March 2020: Message from the President, Shining a Spotlight on Water and Sanitation Access on World Water Day, More Than 200,000 Californians Lack Plumbing for Hot and Cold Running Water, and More.

February 2020: President Jason Morrison to Attend Water and Climate Summit, Blog Post: Taps, Toilets, and Good Hygiene: Critical Ingredients for Resilient Agriculture, Blog Post: Pacific Institute Provides Comments on California Water Resilience Portfolio, and More.

January 2020: A Look Back at 2019, Mobilizing the Business Community, President Jason Morrison to Attend 32nd UN-Water Meeting in Rome, and More.

December 2019: President Jason Morrison Joins Water Action Event at COP25, Blog Post: Insights from COP25: The (Interconnected) Pillars of Water System Transformation, New Release: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Three Essential Ingredients to Resilient Agricultural Supply Chains, and More.

November 2019: Water Conflict Chronology Updates, President Jason Morrison to Join COP25 in Madrid, Pacific Institute Experts Weigh in on California Wildfires and Power Shutoffs, and More.

October 2019: At Climate Action Summit – Pacific Institute Affirmed Commitment to Action, Featured Op-Ed: Climate-Equitable Water, Blog Post: How to Set Meaningful Site Water Target,s and More.

September 2019 Hope for the Salton Sea, Blog Post: Salton Sea +20, Upcoming Salton Sea Summit, and More

August 2019: Setting Site Water Targets Informed by Catchment Context: A Guide for Companies, Sanjeev Chadha and Gavin Power Join Pacific Institute Board, Comparing Apples to Apples: Towards Better Communication Using a Common Language for Water, and More

July 2019: Plumbing the Depths: Californians Without Toilets and Running Water, The CEO Water Mandate: Advancing Water Stewardship, Water Risk Management for the Private Sector, and More

June 2019: The Cost of Alternative Urban Water Supply and Efficiency Options in California, Kilimanjaro, Home to a Great Example of Water Stewardship in Action, The CEO Water Mandate: Accelerating Water Stewardship, and More

May 2019: Dr. Peter Gleick Awarded 2019 BMI Prize for Strategic Global Challenge of Fresh Water, Seeking Feedback on Draft Guide for Setting Site-Level Water Targets, Water Action Hub Showcases Water Stewardship Projects Around the Globe, and More

April 2019: What is a “Multi-Benefit Approach” to Water Management?, Moving Toward a Multi-Benefit Approach for Water Management, Sustainable Landscapes in Southern California Offer Multiple Benefits. What Role Can Businesses Play?, and More

March 2019: In the Spotlight: Stormwater Capture in California, Pacific Institute Studies Explore Benefits of Stormwater, an Under-Utilized Resource, Q&A with Senior Researcher Dr. Laura Feinstein, and More

February 2019: Businesses Can Contribute to Community and Watershed Resilience Through Sustainable Landscapes, Online Mapping Tool: Sustainable Landscapes in California’s Santa Ana River Watershed, Pacific Institute President Jason Morrison Attends 30th UN-Water Meeting in Rome, and More

January 2019: The Water Conflict Chronology: January 2019 Update, The Pacific Institute: A Look Back at 2018, Workshop on “At Risk” Drinking Water Systems in California, and More

December 2018: The Pacific Institute: A Global Water Think Tank, Blog Post: The Fourth National Climate Assessment Has Stark Messages on Water. Here’s What it Means for U.S. Businesses, Water and Sanitation Access in California, and More