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Are droughts withering our resources?

Case Critical

Nancy J. Selover

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Arizona State Climatologist, State Climate Office

Rimjhim Aggarwal

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

Summer Waters

  • Water Resources Extension Agent, Maricopa County
  • Arizona Cooperative Extension, The University of Arizona

Hallie Eakin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability

More than half of all U.S. counties have been listed as natural disaster areas; the vast majority of them received this designation because of the drought. It’s being said that the 2012 U.S. drought is the most serious since 1988. Is it an indicator of climate change?

Join an expert panel in a discussion on what this means for our economy, agriculture, and how it will impact our water resources.

Moderated by Climate Change Science Manager, Nalini Chhetri.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
(breakfast will be provided)