Ep. 7 - The Currents of Changing Infrastructure: A Water Law Cross-Over Episode with the University of Nebraska Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Nebraska Governance and Technology Center Author
01/21/2021 Added
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Multi-year water deficits and compound events leading to unexpected water surpluses have led to multi-billion-dollar losses in states around the U.S., and this is becoming the norm worldwide. Those losses highlight the vulnerability of our infrastructure to extreme climate events. Historic approaches to regulation are not easy to change and as more and more weather events occur due to climate change, some advocates are suggesting that laws need to be more flexible and adaptable. In this episode we ask "what the heck is water law" and how it is changing as our world does? This episode is hosted by Gus Hurwitz (Nebraska Governance and Technology Center) and Peter McCornick (Daugherty Water for Food Institute). Guests include Rob Cifelli, Felicia Marcus, Francisco Muñoz-Arriola, and Anthony Schutz.

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