2016 Public Lecture Series
Acterra is pleased to announce that renowned water expert, Peter Gleick, will open Acterra’s 2016 Public Lecture Series with an engaging discussion of our region's most pressing water questions, issues, and solutions.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
580 North Mary Ave, Sunnyvale [MAP]
Dr. Peter H. Gleick is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California. His research and writing address the critical connections between water and human health, the hydrologic impacts of climate change, sustainable water use, privatization and globalization, and international conflicts over water resources.
Dr. Gleick is an internationally recognized water expert and was named a MacArthur Fellow in October 2003 for his work. In 2001, he was dubbed a "visionary on the environment" by the British Broadcasting Corporation. In 1999, Dr. Gleick was elected an Academician of the International Water Academy, in Oslo, Norway and in 2006, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Peter Gleick received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He serves on the boards of numerous journals and organizations, and is the author of many scientific papers and seven books, including the biennial water report, The World’s Water, and the new release Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind our Obsession with Bottled Water.
Mary and Clinton Gilliland