Peter Gleick on the Prehistoric Past, Imperiled Present, and Hopeful Future of Water ‹ Literary Hub


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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of The Three Ages of Water, Peter Gleick, about the prehistoric past, imperiled present and hopeful future of water

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Peter Gleickis perhaps the world’s most widely known and cited water expert. Educated at Yale and Berkeley, he went on to cofound the Pacific Institute, the leading independent research group devoted to reimagining water for a changing world. He is a scientist by training, winner of a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” award, and an elected member of both the US National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2018 he was awarded the Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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