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Prof. William Moomaw and Prof. Shafiqul Islam on Waning Water Supplies

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As Water Supplies Wane, What's Next?

We look at the increasing scarcity of water. As the world’s population explodes, from 7 billion to 10 billion, will violence erupt over water the way it has over other natural resources, like gold, oil and diamonds? Who will control water? And how much will it cost to access?


  • William Moomaw, director, Center for International Environmental and Resource Policy, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • Shafiqul Islam, director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative; professor, Tufts School of Engineering
  • Lisa Sorgini Marchewka, vice president, Oasys Water

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