FORA.tv Speaker - Peter Gleick

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Biography

Peter H. Gleick is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute in Oakland, California. Dr. Gleick is an internationally recognized water expert and in 2003 was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his science and policy work on water issues worldwide. In 2006 he was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences. His research and writing address the critical connections between water and human health, the human right to water, the hydrologic impacts of climate change, sustainable water use, privatization and globalization and international conflicts over water resources.

He serves on the boards of numerous journals and organizations and was elected an Academician of the International Water Academy in Oslo, Norway in 1999. Dr. Gleick is the author of many scientific papers and five books, including the biennial water report The World's Water.

6 Programs

Climate One TV: Chasing Water

02.26.15 | 00:58:07 min | 0 comments

Worldwide Water Crisis: Politics, Innovations and Hope

11.07.12 | 01:05:37 min | 0 comments

The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water

09.30.10 | 00:52:28 min | 3 comments

Fresh Water in the 21st Century

08.02.07 | 01:16:33 min | 1 comment

The Future of Water

07.05.07 | 00:57:35 min | 0 comments

The Role of Science

07.03.07 | 01:13:33 min | 1 comment