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The Future of Water with Peter Gleick

The Council for the Human Future– Apr 2, 2021 The third presentation of the Deliverying the Human Future Conference held in March 2021. Peter Gleick is Director Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, with a focus on the environment and global … Continue reading

Peter Gleick PhD on Efficient Water Use in a Warming World

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Peter Gleick PhD Efficient Irrigation in a Warming World

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Peter Gleick: Hydrological Cycle is the Climate Cycle

Climate State Published on Jun 9, 2018 Excerpt of Peter Gleick’s talk at the 2018 Saint Louis Climate Summit. You can watch the full 35 minutes presentation at…

Peter Gleick – Peak Water and Peak Ecological Limits

Environmental Change & Security Program (ECSP) Uploaded on Oct 18, 2011 “The advantage of the idea of peak water is that it lets us think differently about the limits that face us,” said MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Pacific Institute President … Continue reading

Peter Gleick on the History of Water Conflicts

Climate One Published on Mar 9, 2015 Author Peter Gleick discusses how water has been causing conflicts between people for thousands of years. Gleick mentions that many of the areas with conflict today are the same areas that have been … Continue reading

How water shortages are brewing wars – BBC Future

By Sandy Milne16th August 2021 Unprecedented levels of dam building and water extraction by nations on great rivers are leaving countries further downstream increasingly thirsty, increasing the risk of conflicts. Speaking to me via Zoom from his flat in Amsterdam, … Continue reading

Book review: Bad science and bad arguments abound in ‘Apocalypse Never’ by Michael Shellenberger » Yale Climate Connections

Cornucopians, as in the ‘horn of plenty’ of Greek mythology, and Malthusians, as in Thomas Malthus, express competing world views. A new book that critiques environmentalism is ‘deeply and fatally flawed.’ By Dr. Peter H. Gleick | Wednesday, July 15, … Continue reading

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: Yuval Noah Harari

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred … Continue reading

Day Zero: Lessons from Cape Town’s crisis | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

16 February 2018 Dan Drollette Jr Cape Town, South Africa, has been in the news a lot lately, due to its water crisis, labeled “Day Zero.” But what exactly does the term mean? How did a water crisis like this … Continue reading