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NEXT: Water crisis — Survival of the wettest

Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 – 8:30pm
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President Obama Inspects Drought-Stricken California

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A sercret service agent looks over a farm field as President Barack Obama speaks to the media on California’s drought situation on February 14, 2014 in Los Banos, California. Obama met with farmers and ranchers while pledging millions of dollars in federal funds for drought relief projects in California

Water. We can’t live without it. California is in one of the worst droughts in years. And sea levels are rising as fresh water supplies disappear. Are we facing a global crisis – or just a local problem?

In this edition of NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow, series host Mat Kaplan asks the experts how bad it will get and what we should be doing about it. Be here  and get the smart answers about our water future.

Host:

Mat Kaplan: host of KPCC’s science series, NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow; host of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society

Guests:

Madelyn Glickfeld, Ph.D: Assistant Director for Outreach and Strategic Initiatives and UCLA Water Resources Group Director

Glen M. MacDonald, Ph.D: Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability,  and professor of Geography and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Kevin L. Wattier, P.E.: General Manager of the Long Beach Water Department

6:30pm – Doors Open
7:00pm – Program Starts

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