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To: epicure who wrote (186553)4/3/2012 4:20:17 PM
From: SamRead Replies (1) of 249562
 
Speaking of Texas, water issues were discussed on Diane Rehm today (much of Texas desperately needs some water; Rick Perry's prayer day just didn't do the trick last summer, I guess he should have invited Pat Robertson who, as we all know, has a direct line to the Old Man)--

Environmental Outlook: Water & Global Security

Listen to show at the link:
thedianerehmshow.org 


The American intelligence community recently released a report warning that problems with water could destabilize various regions of the world over the next decade. The earth's rising population, climate change, and poor water management have put pressure on water supplies. On this month's Environmental Outlook, we look at global water security and water shortages in the U.S.


Guests

Geoff Dabelko, director of environmental change and security at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Steve Fleischli, a senior attorney in the water program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, former President of Waterkeeper Alliance

Jessica Troell, Senior Attorney and Director of the International Water Program at the Environmental Law Institute

Major General Richard Engel, U.S. Air Force (Retired), director of the National Intelligence Council’s Environment and Natural Resources Program


Related Links

Intelligence Community Assessment: Global Water Security
Woodrow Wilson Center
Environmental Law Institute
NRDC Switchboard: Steve Fleischli
Huffington Post: Steve Fleischli

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