Monday, November 11, 2013

CSP Lecture: Sandra Postel

"Our Freshwater Future: Adapting to a Water-Stressed World"


Sandra Postel directs the independent Global Water Policy Project, and lectures, writes and consults on global water issues. In 2010 she was appointed Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society, where she serves as lead water expert for the Society’s freshwater efforts.  Sandra is co-creator of Change the Course, the national freshwater conservation and restoration campaign. A leading authority and prolific author on international water issues, she has written more than 100 articles for popular and scholarly publications and is the author of several books, including Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? and of Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity. In addition, she is the host of National Geographic’s Water Currents blog. The talk is open to the Oxy community and the general public. Admission is free.