Environmental symposium speaker to focus on water

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Environmental symposium speaker to focus on water

GOLDEN, Colo., March 17, 2009 – Peter H. Gleick — co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security — will present “Peak Water and its Implications for a Sustainable Water Future” at 4 p.m., March 24, in Metals Hall in the Green Center, 924 16th St., on the Colorado School of Mines campus in Golden.

The free lecture, part of the Young Environmental Symposium series, is open to the public but seating is limited. RSVP by March 18 to Jeannie Jacobson at 303-273-3147 or jeannie.jacobson@is.mines.edu.

Gleick’s research addresses the critical connections between water and human health, the hydrologic impacts of climate change, sustainable water use, privatization and globalization, and international conflicts over water resources.

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu.

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Contact:
Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist
303-273-3541 / Karen.Gilbert@is.mines.edu
Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
303-273-3326 / marswill@mines.edu

 


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