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Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia
Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia
Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia
Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia
Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia

Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia

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A Distinguished Lecture by Prof Scott Moore on Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia

#IMPRI Center for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CECCSD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series –

The State of the Environment – #PlanetTalks

A Distinguished Lecture on

Climate Change and the Future of Water Security in South Asia

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: September 20, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live

Speaker:

Scott Moore

Prof Scott Moore
Senior Fellow, Penn Water Center, and Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Provost, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Scott Moore (@water_futures) is a political scientist whose work focuses on water politics and policy, especially in China and South Asia. Scott is currently a Senior Fellow at the Penn Water Center as well as Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the Provost at the University of Pennsylvania. Until 2018, Scott was a Young Professional and Water Resources Management Specialist with the World Bank Water Global Practice, where he co-led a study of China’s water sector with the Development Research Center of the State Council and was a co-author of two flagship reports, High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy, and Uncharted Waters: the New Economics of Water Scarcity and Variability. Previously, Scott served as Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer for China at the U.S. Department of State, where he worked extensively on the Paris Agreement on climate change, and prior to that was Giorgio Ruffolo Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University. He has published widely on the full range of global water issues in leading publications including Nature, Foreign Affairs, and The New York Times. He is also the author of Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins, published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. Scott holds a doctorate in Politics and a master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton.

Discussants:

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Dr Ranjana Ray Chaudhuri
Faculty, Department of Regional Water Studies, TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi

Dr. Ranjana Ray Chaudhuri is a faculty in the Department of Regional Water Studies at the TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS), New Delhi, India. She is a water professional with 25+ years of experience in civil engineering projects, teaching, and training. She is a civil engineer with a master’s in environmental engineering and a Ph.D. in Water Science&Governance. Her area of expertise is broadly in urban water management and hydrological planning including statistical hydrological modeling, extreme event analysis, surface, and groundwater quality modeling, design of water and wastewater schemes, and design of decentralized facilities. She has worked on many projects related to integrated water resource management (IWRM) for cities, peri-urban areas, and rural areas in India. Ma’am has also designed academic courses on water audit and demand management, integrated watershed and river basin management, and teaches courses like applied hydrology and groundwater management.

Indira Khurana

Dr Indira Khurana
Senior Expert, Water Sector; Vice-Chair, Tarun Bharat Sangh, Alwar

Dr. Indira Khurana is the vice-chair at Tarun Bharat Sangh, Alwar, and director at Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell. She has been working on issues of natural resources management, drinking water and sanitation, food security, and rural livelihoods for more than two decades and has authored several papers, reports, and books. Her work on sanitation has focused on the impact of lack of sanitation on women, menstrual hygiene, and more recently, on the dry latrine cleaners, 95 percent of whom are women.

Moderator:

Dr Simi Mehta

Dr. Simi Mehta
CEO and Editorial Director, IMPRI, New Delhi


Live Video: https://fb.watch/89hGfNt9Sc/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRRW6Luz4Ug
Podcast: Spotify | Google Podcasts

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