The nexus of food, water and energy is an increasing concern as business and government leaders confront growing global population and burgeoning consumer classes in China and other developing countries. Feeding and hydrating 7 billion people at adequate levels is a challenge that will be heightened by growing energy demand and climate-driven droughts and floods. How can innovation, technology and policy work together toward a clean and prosperous economy? Peer into the future with a top executive at the world's largest company, one known for its scenario planning.
Gregory Dalton is chief operating officer at the Commonwealth Club of California and Director of The Club's Climate 1 Initiative. He previously was international editor at The Industry Standard magazine, an editor for the Associated Press in New York, and a correspondent in China and Canada for the South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong newspaper.
Proficient in both Mandarin and Cantonese, he is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.