To celebrate World Water Day 2014, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to discuss the interdependent relationship between two important resources: water and energy. How can technology improve global accessibility to these resources? How can we ensure that they remain available to all who need them?
Please watch a recorded version of this live event below as our panelists discuss these pressing global issues.
Google+ Hangout on the Water-Energy Nexus
Date: Tuesday, March 18
Time: 1:00pm ET
#WaterAndEnergy was used to submit questions for the panelists.
Our Expert Panel Includes:
James Cameron, Moderator
Chairman, Climate Change Capital, and GE ecomagination Advisory Board member
Global Government Affairs Leader, GE Power & Water
General Manager, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Dr. Upmanu Lall
Director, Columbia Water Center
- World Economic Forum: Water Security: The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus
- Thirsty Energy: Securing Energy in a Water-Constrained World
- Investing in a Sustainable Future—James Cameron
- Reimagining California’s Water Infrastructure—Jeff Kightlinger gives the “good,” the “bad,” and the “ugly” of dealing with the state’s water infrastructure.
- Toward Hedging Climate Risk in Corporate Value Chains—Columbia Water Center White Paper by Naresh Devineni, Shama Perveen and Upmanu Lall
- The Importance of Water Reuse—Jon Freedman argues that water reuse is essential for the world’s future water security and to protect the environment.
- Ideas Lab—Amanda J. Waters: Water Community Calls for Reinvestment in Water Infrastructure
From the Water Environment Federation, Waters argues that investment in water infrastructure should be a national priority.
- Ideas Lab—How Does Your Water Footprint Add Up?
Use this infographic to figure out how big your water footprint is.
Brought to you by GE ecomagination & Ideas Lab.