Will Water Become The Next Oil?
June 4, 2006 Sunday 3PM CT
Shortages of clean drinking water affect people around the world, from Madison to the Middle East. What will happen as drinking water becomes more and more scarce? Will water become the next oil? Find out this hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders with Jean Feraca
- Peter Gleick, President and founder of The Pacific Institute. In 2001, Dr. Gleick was dubbed by BBC as a "visionary on the environment," and recieved a McArther fellowship, aka the "genius award" in 2003.
- Azzam Alwash, director of the Eden Again Project, which seeks to restore the wetlands in Iraq.
- Marjorie Ryerson, director of the Water Music Project, which connects musicians, educators, and environmentalists around the world to help raise awareness about water problems.