Global Water Supply

Global Water Supply

The earth's population is growing at a steady rate, and the agriculture and industry it takes to maintain this population uses more and more water every year. Many analysts believe that these demands, combined with wasteful and inefficient...

The earth's population is growing at a steady rate, and the agriculture and industry it takes to maintain this population uses more and more water every year. Many analysts believe that these demands, combined with wasteful and inefficient water management practices, are stressing the world's freshwater stores beyond their limits. A panel talks about the political and environmental issues created by the world's increasing demand for fresh water.

Guests

Sandra Postel

Director of the Global Water Policy Project

John Briscoe

senior water advisor for the world bank

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