Water Scarcity and Solutions: Global to Local

Water

The news has been ablaze with information on California’s current water drought crisis.  Governor Brown has declared a drought emergency due to record low levels of rainfall and snowpack in the Sierra Nevada, which supplies roughly 1/3 of water needs to Californians. Many communities are in danger of running out of water and are facing challenges on how to combat limited water supplies.

If it were ever a time to discuss water challenges and solutions to Californians and beyond, it is now.

Next month, experts and professors alike will speak on a variety of issues pertaining to water, ranging from sessions regarding the global, national, state, and local levels. Just one of the many speakers, the keynote speaker, Peter Gleick, will discuss a modern U.S. water policy.

Sponsored by the American Institute for Progressive Democracy and the 5Cs, this event is a great place to get ideas brewing for how to tackle the issue of water scarcity.

WHO: Professors and professionals

WHAT: Discussing water challenges and solutions

WHERE:  Garrison Theatre- Scripps College

WHEN: March 1st, 2014 – 9 am – 5:30 pm (Doors open 8:30 am)

WHY: Water is scarce, what can we do about it?

 

To find out more, visit http://www.taipdconference.com

 

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