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"The Past, Present, and Future of Water: Challenges and Opportunities"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
iiSee, Joint Areas Centers; Co-sponsored by the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and others
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 20, 2021   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute
Cost
Free and open to the public
Registration
Registration required (password 149338)
Contact
Anita Kaiser
E-Mail
arkaiser@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6221
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Joint Area Centers Symposium (JACS)/iSEE Congress lecture presented by Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute.

 

Description: Freshwater has played a central role in human evolution, the rise and fall of civilizations, the revolutions of chemistry, physics, and biology, and the complex challenges facing modern society. Dr. Peter Gleick will offer a look at this role, address the current water crises facing the planet, and discuss how we might transition from the difficult water crises of the 21st century to a more positive, sustainable vision for the future. 

 

Hosted by iSee and the Joint Area Centers; co-sponsored by WGGP and others.

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