California faces one of its most severe droughts on record, as water scarcity is also continuing to worsen in the rest of the world. Join the commonwealth Club of California and the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center for a conversation and book signing with Seth Siegel, a graduate of the Cornell Law School. Siegel looks at some of the policies and cutting-edge water technologies that have been embraced specifically in Israel, and he examines how a land that is made of 60 percent desert has become a leading world power in water technology.
As the imbalance between water supply and demand rapidly increases, the world could soon face a global crisis in energy shortages, surging food prices and economic instability. Siegel offers possible solutions for conservation development to overcome the problem of water scarcity.
Seth Siegel (Cornell '78), Author, Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World
Lisa Krieger, Science and Medicine Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator
6:30pm - Check in
7:00pm - Program
8:00pm - Book signing
General Admission: $12
Premium (includes copy of book and priority seating): $40
Student (with ID): $8
Click here to register. At checkout, use the promotional code BIGRED (case sensitive) for a discount.
Please contact Carolyn Strauss '12 with questions.