17 Jul '17, 7pm

'Sustainable water sharing key to common prosperity' - My interview in Asia News - AsiaOne

'Sustainable water sharing key to common prosperity' - My interview in Asia News - AsiaOne

With the rising tide of global warming creating greater uncertainties over our water management, developed and developing countries should come together to prevent the tragedy of the commons and search for sustainable solutions affecting their common future, according to a renowned academic expert on the issue. "The problems are manifold, but fundamentally speaking we are not using water the way we should be," said professor Ashok Swain of Uppsala University in Sweden in an interview with The Korea Herald in Seoul on June 29. "We have to cut down our demand. But most countries are not taking that step. Water is a finite resource and we cannot go about our business as usual. The problem lies in our understanding of how to manage water." Many powerful countries like the US, China and India -- the so-called "hydro hegemons" -- exploit their power and upstream locations to use...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/sustainable-water-sharing-key...

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