Articles and Op-Eds: Experts

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Jason Morrison, President and Corporate Sustainability Program Director (bio)
Business water risk, corporate water stewardship, water-related collective action, sustainability standards, ethical certification.

Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus and Chief Scientist (bio)
Water, hydrology, climatology, climate change, environmental security, water and human rights, water and energy, water policy, public communications.

Heather Cooley, Water Program Director (bio)
Desalination, water and energy, climate change, water conservation and efficiency, soft path for water, social vulnerability, climate adaptation.

Michael Cohen, Water Program Senior Research Associate (bio)
Colorado River, Salton Sea, municipal water conservation.

Laura Feinstein, Water Program Senior Research Associate (bio)
Aquatic ecosystems; the impacts of climate change on water resources, water, and energy; and environmental health and justice.

Mai-Lan Ha, Corporate Sustainability Senior Research Associate (bio)
Business, water, and human rights; sustainability standards; water-related collective action; corporate water stewardship.

Matthew G. Heberger, P.E., Water Program Senior Research Associate (bio)
Water resources planning and management, water conservation and demand management, water demand forecasting, climate change – sea-level rise, groundwater management and policy, desalination – energy and emissions.

Tien Shiao, Corporate Sustainability Senior Research Associate
Business water risk, corporate water stewardship, sustainability standards, supply-chain management, China.

Stefanie Woodward, Corporate Sustainability Research Associate (bio)
Water-related business risk, corporate water stewardship, supply-chain management, climate resilience, and water-related collective action.