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Fred Pearce: Fighting Earth’s Water Shortage

Fred Pearce: Fighting Earth's Water Shortage

As an author and journalist exploring science and environmental issues for two decades, Fred Pearce knows how individual countries are reacting to various threats to the planet’s longevity. His concern today, as in his new book When The Rivers Run Dry, revolves around the Earth’s water resources, with some 7.5 billion mouths fighting over an unevenly distributed supply. What can be done about our drying world? Chaired by Sheena McDonald.

Part of our The Fragile Planet series of events.

Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
£10 – £12
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/fred-pearce-1-13303

Venue

Garden Theatre, Edinburgh International Book Festival
Charlotte Square Gardens
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
Phone:
+44 (0)131 718 5666
Website:
https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/

Organiser

Edinburgh International Book Festival
Website:
https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/

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