Water is quickly replacing oil as our most valuable natural resource. Freshwater scarcity affects public health, national security and the global economy. A panel joins Diane to examine how control and distribution of water will affect future domestic and foreign policies.

Guests

  • Julia Bucknall manager of the central water unit of the World Bank.
  • Geoff Dabelko director of environmental change and security at the Wilson Center.
  • Steven Solomon journalist and author of the recently published “Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization” and “The Confidence Game.”

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