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ENVS 637: GLOBAL WATER ISSUES— SPRING 2012
This course taught at UPenn by Stanley L Laskowski, PGWI president, uses the MDG targets as a central focus and provides an overview of water issues around the world. The goals of the course are to provide an understanding of the scope of the water-related problems, the causes of these problems, what is being done to address them, and how the students can become involved.
Running Dry is a comprehensive public information/education project, established to raise awareness regarding the worsening global humanitarian water crisis. The project’s centerpiece is an explosive and enlightening in-depth documentary, Running Dry. It was inspired by former U.S. Senator Paul Simon’s book Tapped Out: the coming world crisis in water and what we can do about it.
You can view the 20-minute “Call to Action” version of Running Dry on their website