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The Climate Pod

Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Peter Gleick, one of the world's leading scientists and communicators on water and climate crisis issues, returns to The Climate Pod to talk about his new book "The Three Ages of Water: Prehistoric Past, Imperiled Present, and Hope for the Future." This conversation highlights human history's inextricable links with water - how water influenced the evolution of homo sapiens, water's central role in nearly every religion's origin story, the science and technology created in response to waterborne diseases, and so much more. Plus, Dr. Gleick outlines a path forward from our current relationship with water, one of mindless extraction and pollution to feed the insatiable appetite of a growth-focused economy, toward a more sustainable future where everyone has access to clean drinking water and ecosystems can thrive in unpolluted waters.

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