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Cate Lamb

Water Affects Your Pension: Cate Lamb at World Water Week

Can water risk disclosure move the needle on corporate water stewardship? And what does it have to do with our own retirement funds? In this very special episode of What About Water? – recorded on location at World Water Week – Jay sits down with Cate Lamb in Stockholm, Sweden to discuss valuing water. We hear how companies with high water-related risks affect our own bottom line, and how pensions hang in the balance when the value of those companies erode in the face of climate change.

Virginia Burkett

‘Don’t Mess With the Data’: Virginia Burkett on Louisiana’s vanishing coastline

In the first episode of our fourth season, Jay sits down with renowned scientist and IPCC author, Virginia Burkett, to talk about technology, its pitfalls and its promises for a water-secure future.

DW Documentary “The Fight For Water”

After three decades, our podcast host Dr. Jay Famiglietti re-visits an old spot at Lake Powell only to find it dramatically different due to climate change.

If you’d like to learn more, you can watch the DW Documentary “The Fight For Water” for free on YouTube.

Can Peacce and Prosperity Flow from Water?

Can Peace and Prosperity Flow from Water?

What happens when tensions over water reach their boiling point? In our final bonus episode of the summer season, we explore the causes of water conflicts and what we can do to stop them.

Latest from the Podcast:

Season 4, Episode 2

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Jay Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor and the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security  at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Before moving to Saskatchewan, he served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

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