In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
This week, an extreme drought causes Cape Town to drastically cut down on its water use; North and South Korea agree to march under a common flag in next month’s Winter Olympics; Saudi Arabia injects $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank; and more.
Beijing is playing the long game through a global strategic infrastructure initiative aimed at capturing supply chains from from Guangzhou to Greece, the primary goal of which is to benefit China, writes Dane Chamorro.
As the year came to a close, 2017 was on track to set the all-time record for the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in any single year in U.S. history, writes Alice Hill.
In serving as a leader in climate policy, California is not only protecting its own future, but showing other regions that responsible climate policy is in everyone’s best interest, writes Isabella Lloyd-Damnjanovic.
Water risk can translate to dollars lost for investors as businesses are impacted by droughts, floods, and other water insecurities. Having the tools to evaluate that risk is key, writes Kirsten James.
There are incredible challenges when it comes to water, but California is on the right track in terms of innovations taking place, said Water Deeply Managing Editor Tara Lohan at our inaugural Water Conference.
Our inaugural Water Conference was filled with discussions on water security and conflict, water challenges in urban settings, California’s water footprint, lessons learned from the commodities market, and more. Read the notable insights!
The recent international climate talks in Bonn, Germany, included an entire day dedicated to water action, with many of the solutions presented reflecting those being pursued in California, writes Kirsten James.