Brian Richter - Securing Our Water Future: How, when and where water shortages will affect your life

2016 Conference
  • Are We Running Out of Water
  • 14:28
Brian Richter
Are We Running Out of Water

Posted Oct 2016

  • Are We Using More Water Than We Have
  • 04:50
Brian Richter
Are We Using More Water Than We Have

Posted Oct 2016

  • How Did We Get Into This Water Shortage Mess
  • 06:56
Brian Richter
How Did We Get Into This Water Shortage Mess

Posted Oct 2016

  • Water Shortage Solutions
  • 13:24
Brian Richter
Water Shortage Solutions

Posted Oct 2016

  • How Are Cities Dealing With Water Shortages?
  • 19:38
Brian Richter
How Are Cities Dealing With Water Shortages?

Posted Feb 2017

  • Is It Important To Save Water
  • 10:33
Brian Richter
Is It Important To Save Water

Posted Feb 2017

  • Are We Having A Water Shortage Around The World?
  • 08:29
Brian Richter
Are We Having A Water Shortage Around The World?

Posted Feb 2017

  • What Can We Learn From Israel About Water Efficiency?
  • 11:37
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
What Can We Learn From Israel About Water Efficiency?

Posted Nov 2016

  • How Will We Grow Food If The Water Is Running Out?
  • 03:51
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
How Will We Grow Food If The Water Is Running Out?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Should We Close Nuclear Power Plants?
  • 02:51
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Should We Close Nuclear Power Plants?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Is Solar, Wind And Geothermal The Answer?
  • 21:02
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Is Solar, Wind And Geothermal The Answer?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Should We plant a Trillion Trees To Help Climate Change?
  • 03:49
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Should We plant a Trillion Trees To Help Climate Change?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Are There Technology Solutions To Stop Climate Change
  • 09:39
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Are There Technology Solutions To Stop Climate Change

Posted Nov 2016

  • What Are The Best Solutions To Stop Climate Change And Environmental Problems?
  • 16:38
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
What Are The Best Solutions To Stop Climate Change And Environmental Problems?

Posted Nov 2016

  • We Are Not Reacting Fast Enough To Climate Change Risks
  • 07:37
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
We Are Not Reacting Fast Enough To Climate Change Risks

Posted Nov 2016

  • We Are In The Mist Of Abrupt Climate Change?
  • 10:27
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
We Are In The Mist Of Abrupt Climate Change?

Posted Nov 2016

  • How Close Are We To Having A Food Shortage Because Of Climate Change?
  • 10:36
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
How Close Are We To Having A Food Shortage Because Of Climate Change?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Our Oceans Are Heating Up From Climate Change? Why This Matters
  • 04:17
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Our Oceans Are Heating Up From Climate Change? Why This Matters

Posted Nov 2016

  • Are Wildfires Connected To Climate Change?
  • 03:04
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Are Wildfires Connected To Climate Change?

Posted Nov 2016

  • How Will Climate Change Affect Us?
  • 09:44
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
How Will Climate Change Affect Us?

Posted Nov 2016

  • Is There Any Doubt That Climate Change Exists?
  • 12:17
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
Is There Any Doubt That Climate Change Exists?

Posted Nov 2016

  • What Is The State Of Climate Change?
  • 13:19
Guy R. McPherson, Brian Richter, Professor Mark Maslin, Gerald H. Pollack Ph.D.
What Is The State Of Climate Change?

Posted Nov 2016


Brian Richter has been a global leader in water science and conservation for more than 25 years.  He is the Chief Scientist for the Global Water Program of The Nature Conservancy, an international conservation organization, where he promotes sustainable water use and management with governments, corporations, and local communities.  He is also the President of Sustainable Waters, a global water education organization.  Brian has consulted on more than 120 water projects worldwide.  He serves as a water advisor to some of the world’s largest corporations, investment banks, and the United Nations, and has testified before the U.S. Congress on multiple occasions.  He also teaches a course on Water Sustainability at the University of Virginia.

Brian has developed numerous scientific tools and methods to support river protection and restoration efforts, including the Indicators of Hydrologic Alteration software that is being used by water managers and scientists worldwide. Brian was featured in a BBC documentary with David Attenborough on “How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth?”  He has published many scientific papers on the importance of ecologically sustainable water management in international science journals and co-authored a book with Sandra Postel entitled Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature (Island Press, 2003). His new book, Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability, was published by Island Press in June 2014.

 

To learn more, visit Brian at his website: www.sustainablewaters.org

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