California’s Human Right to Water, passed in 2012, calls for safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water for all citizens. Yet while this statute has served as the touchstone for drinking water and sanitation efforts in the state, the human right to water and sanitation remains unrealized in many California communities.
September 23, 2019, New York, New York — This morning at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, climate activist Greta Thunberg called out the failure of today’s leaders to act adequately to prevent the climate crisis.
The monthly newsletter features the Pacific Institute’s research, publications, news about past and upcoming Institute staff outreach efforts, and media coverage of its work and analysis.
This months newsletter features New Publication: Setting Site Water Targets Informed by Catchment Context: A Guide for Companies, Sanjeev Chadha and Gavin Power Join Pacific Institute Board, Blog Post: Comparing Apples to Apples: Towards Better Communication Using a Common Language for Water, and More.
The publication, Setting Site Water Targets Informed by Catchment Context: A Guide for Companies, was developed in collaboration between the United Nations Global Compact CEO Water Mandate, CDP, the Pacific Institute, The Nature Conservancy, UNEP-DHI Centre for Water and Environment, the World Resources Institute and WWF.
The Pacific Institute is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its board, Sanjeev Chadha and Gavin Power. “The board is delighted to welcome Gavin and Sanjeev,” says Board Chair Tony Stayner.
Next week during World Water Week in Stockholm — the yearly water event that brings together experts and stakeholders from around the globe to converse on global water issues — the Pacific Institute will participate in a range of sessions.
Dr. Peter Gleick will moderate the panel on water, “Rising to the Challenge: Scaling Freshwater Solutions,” at the 2019 Planetary Health Annual Meeting at Stanford University on September 5th, 2019.
Principles for Responsible Investment is convening a session titled “Comparing Apples with Apples: Towards a Common Water Accounting Framework for Better Investment Decisions” with the UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate and World Resources Institute on September 9th at the Palais des congrès in Paris.
Dr. Peter Gleick will deliver the opening keynote address, “The World’s Water: Status, Challenges, Solutions” at the American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) summit at the Viceroy Hotel in Snomass, Colorado on August 17, 2019.