Journalist and water expert James Workman speaks on depletion of potable water Oct. 9

In the growing consensus over global warming, we are overlooking one of the most serious consequences of all: the depletion of potable water. Journalist and water expert James Workman travels to one of the driest places on earth to see how, against all odds and under brutal government repression, an indigenous people draws on ancient wisdom to survive the extreme scarcity of life’s essential resource. Workman offers fascinating insight into a crisis that is quickly becoming one of the most important issues of our time.

Friday, October 9, 2009
11:00 am – Noon
Ebling Symposium Center
First Floor, Microbial Sciences Building