26 November 2012

Water at a crossroads

In an interview with Nature Climate Change, IIASA Director and CEO Pavel Kabat calls for a long-term systems approach to water research, and new partnerships with developing countries aimed at increasing education and cooperation.

Pavel Kabat ©iiasa

Pavel Kabat ©iiasa

”Water is much more valuable than oil; there are alternatives to oil, but there are no alternatives to water,” says Kabat in the interview. In the article, published in the November issue of Nature Climate Change, Kabat discusses the key challenges for water resources worldwide, as population increases and climate change starts to have greater impacts. 
Read the full interview on the Nature Climate Change Web site: Water at a crossroads.

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