Growing pressure on water resources – from population and economic growth, climate change, pollution, and other challenges – has major impacts on our social, economic, and environmental well-being. Many Princeton faculty and alumni are involved in research, social enterprises, and startup ventures to address the global issues surrounding water sustainability. This panel explored some of these issues and intriguing solutions being brought to market around the world. LINK: read a recap of the panel discussion.
Speakers: Eric Wood, world-renowned hydrologist with emphasis on land-atmosphere interactions and the hydrologic impacts from climate change, and entrepreneur, applying his research to solve real-life water issues; Howard Stone, professor and leading a Princeton Environmental Institute’s (PEI) Grand Water Challenge further exploring water transport processes; Adam Wolf, CEO of Arable Labs, building data collection and analytic tools to improve the agricultural supply chain, and who also recently raised over $4 million; and Natalie Shivers, Associate University Architect, designing and implementing effective water conservation and stormwater reclamation solutions across campus