Peter Gleick: The Future of Our Water - Can We Learn From The Past?

The Future of Our Water:  Can We Learn from the Past?

Peter Gleick, Water Expert; Co-founder, Pacific Institute; MacArthur Fellow

The global water crisis is real, and in many parts of the world, worsening. Growing populations, increased competition for scarce resources, the impacts of climatic changes, and other risks and threats are all contributing to local, regional and international concerns over freshwater. Dr. Gleick will look at the future of our water challenges here and abroad, drawing on lessons learned over the past 2,000 years to describe the three "Ages of Water." He will offer suggestions for moving to a more equitable and sustainable future.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
$20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Christie Batterman Jordan

September 13, 2012