Drought in the American West: The Everything Disaster

| July 28, 2021 | Leave a Comment

August 4, 2021
10am – 11:30am (PT) • 1pm – 2:30pm (ET)

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Temperatures are soaring, rivers and reservoirs are dropping, and farmers are struggling to save their crops. 

Drought is upon us — with major implications for human health, biodiversity, agriculture, food security, supply chains, cities, land use, and the most very basic of human rights.

Get the latest news. Hear what steps community leaders and experts say we need to take to build a more water resilient future in the face of climate change.

Join award-winning journalists from Circle of Blue and leading experts from the Pacific Institute, Vector Center, and others on the front lines for a first-hand, live briefing and public Q&A about the drought in the American West.

Speakers include:

Bidtah Becker, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
Giulio Boccaletti, Author, Water: A Biography
Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute
Susana De Anda, Community Water Center
Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute
Hon. Dan Glickman, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Cody Pope, Vector Centre
Sandra Postel, Global Water Policy Project.
Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times

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