Dariush Sajjadi’s life in the state of Arizona, USA

Arizona is short on trees, yet you can still go to Home Depot and buy lumber for the same price as you would pay in the Pacific Northwest. However, water is a different matter, as it is more difficult to transport. A whopping 36% of Arizona’s water supplies come from the Colorado River—a significant tributary experiencing unprecedented shortages, likely due to climate change. If these projected trends continue, Arizona could face a severe water shortage in the coming years or decades.