MillerComm Lecture Series

The Past, Present, and Future of Our Water

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
Peter Gleick
12:00 noon CDT

Zoom presentation: registration required

Event Description


Dr. Peter Gleick will share his innovative research on water conservation and the steps that can be taken by governments, corporations, and private citizens to ensure that water remains a readily available resource in the future.

Peter Gleick

Dr. Peter Gleick is a world-renowned expert, innovator, and communicator on water and climate issues. In 1987 he co-founded the Pacific Institute in Oakland, which he led as president until mid-2016, when he became president emeritus. The Pacific Institute in one of the US' most innovative and independent NGOs addressing the connections between the environment and global sustainability. Dr. Gleick received the prestigious MacArthur "Genius" Fellowships and in 2006 was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Hosted by Center for Global Studies

In conjunction with: Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Latin and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Center of the Economics of Sustainability, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Geology, European Union Center, Illinois Global Institute, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment, International Area Studies Library, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies, Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security, Russian, East European and Eurasian Center, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program