Author Charles Fishman will give a free public lecture on “Water Re-imagined” Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.
in the Mahler Auditorium of the University of Georgia Georgia Center
for Continuing Education. The event will include the lecture, a question
and answer session and a book signing.
The event is
co-sponsored by UGA’s College of Environment and Design and the
Atlanta-based planning and landscape architecture firm HGOR in honor of
the 30th Anniversary of CED’s Environmental Ethics Certificate Program.
UGA talk will look at the history and future of water. He spent three
years circling the globe—from Las Vegas to New Delhi—to uncover how the
world of water is changing, and what the implications are. New water
attitudes and the connection between water and a number of professional
fields will also be presented.
Fishman is the author of “The Big
Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water” (2011), a
bestselling book on water in America. His previous book, “The Wal-Mart
Effect” (2006), has also become a bestseller, a catch phrase and an
Economist Book of the Year. An award-winning senior writer for Fast
Company, Fishman is an investigative journalist, specializing in
business innovation and social responsibility. Fishman also blogs about
water issues for National Geographic.
For more information contact Melissa Gogo at 706-542-0700, firstname.lastname@example.org, or see www.ced.uga.edu.