The Future of Water


From ancient civilizations to current day metropolitan cities, all societies have been shaped by the struggle to control water. The future of humankind will be shaped by the element of water and this struggle for control will establish the balance between peace and war, profoundly influencing relations between countries and continents. Climate change will also greatly affect water resources in the future. In the next decades huge water projects will radically change the face of the Earth. The future of water is a highly important global issue, which threatens the security of the entire planet. In the Future of Water, join Dr. Terje Tvedt on a global journey through 25 countries as he meets with world leaders and water experts to discuss and examine the future of water and the economic, political, and social consequences that its possession and power produces.

Landmark Media Inc., “The Future of Water,” YouTube (video), December 5, 2008. Accessed August 14, 2013.

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