Program 134

AIRDATE:07/20/04

PROMO: The University of Lethbridge recently hosted an international conference Confronting Water Scarcity. Listen to interviews with Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick and keynote speakers Sandra Postel, Peter Block and Dr. Henry Vaux Jr.

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TITLE: Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick, VP Research, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: Confronting Water Scarcity Conference
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Water. It’s a resource that’s becoming More precious with each passing year. Prolonged droughts, shrinking glaciers and smaller snowpacks are all contributing to our concern for the future. The conference “Confronting Water Scarcity” brought over 400 people from across Alberta and around the world to Lethbridge recently. Among the issues addresse were global water shortages, Alberta’s future role in feeding a hungry, water poor world, restoring environmental integrity, and creating community around water.


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TITLE: Sandra Postel, Author and Director, Global Water Policy Project, Amherst, Mass
SUBJECT: #134 Confronting Water Scarcity Conference in Lethbridge
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TITLE: Dr. Henry Vaux Jr, Professor Emeritus in Resource Economics at the University of California Berkeley and Associate Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources Emeritus with the University of California System
SUBJECT: #134 Confronting Water Scarcity Conference in Lethbridge
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TITLE: Peter Block, Author, Consultant, and Citizen of Cincinatti, Ohio
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