Already a crisis issue for the billions globally who lack access to clean drinking water and adequate sanitation, water will continue to be stressed to almost unimaginable levels as the global population grows to over 9 billion by 2050 and the effects of climate change become more frequent and intense. Where will the solutions come from and can we implement them without destroying biodiversity? Experts on water and climate, cities, food security, the role of corporations, and ecosystems discuss the most promising paths forward.
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In this three-part series on conservation and conservation science, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Nature Conservancy explore some of the dynamics and critical issues involving people and nature.
• Adapting Cities to Climate Change in a Post-Sandy World, Thursday, January 24, 2013
• Where Will the Water of the Future Come From?, Thursday, February 28, 2013
• The Limits of the Planet: A Debate, Thursday, March 21, 2013
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