Peter Gleick Presents Tucson Public Lecture on Sustainable Water Use

posted Monday, July 9, 2007        

Peter Gleick Presents Tucson Public Lecture on Sustainable Water Use
Peter Gleick will discuss innovate strategies for achieving sustainable water use at a public lecture at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N. Country Club, Tucson at 7:30 on Thursday, Aug. 30. The lecture is free and open to the public.  He is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security.
Gleick has a Ph.D. from the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues, and the BBC named him a “visionary on the environment” in its Essential Guide to the 21st Century. He is the principal author of the recent publication, “The World’s Water 2006 – 2007, The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources,” published by Island Press.
Sponsors of the event include Pima County, Arizona Hydrological Society, Southwest Hydrology, Southern Arizona Leadership Council and Temple Emanu-El. Along with Southwest Hydrology, the other University of Arizona sponsors are the Water Resources Research Center and the Institute for the Study of Planet Earth.
Gleick will be in Tucson participating in a regional water symposium, “Sustainable Water, Unlimited Growth, Quality of Life: Can We Have it All?,” an event sponsored by the Arizona Hydrologic Society and Southwest Hydrology. Check the symposium web site for information about the event:
Sharon Megdal, Water Resources Research Center,
Gregg Garfin, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth,

Cas Sprout, Administrative Associate
Water Resources Research Center
350 N. Campbell    Tucson AZ 85721
Office: 520-792-9591 ext. 55    Fax: 520-792-8518

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