Droughts are drying up lakes, floods are washing away homes and melting glaciers are raising sea levels. Rising waters represent the most visible and tangible impact of climate disruption. Protecting people and property from all that water, while simultaneously ensuring billions have enough to drink, will have unfathomable costs and alter the lives of most people living on Earth.
Join us for a conversation about too much—and too little—water on a planet that is entering unchartered territory.
November 8, 2017
The Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero San Francisco, 94105 United States
Author, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
Former VP, Tesla; Producer, Before the Flood
Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University
Founder and Host, Climate One
6 p.m. check-in 6:30 p.m. program
7:30 p.m. networking reception
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