Scarce Water and Technology, Control and Use Solutions Course Outline

Fromm Institute Fall Term 2009 Mondays September 14 – November 9

Rod Handeland 2415 Octavia St. San Francisco, CA 94109


I. Water and Earth’s Biosphere



II. Water and Civilizations



III. Water Challenges for North America, the Western US and California




IV. Water Challenges and Cooperation in the World




V. Extending the Water Cycle through Conservation, Efficiency, Technology, Management




VI. Water and Public Policy to Improve Equity and Meet People’s Needs



VII. Potential Breakthroughs to Meet Challenges of Population Rise, Economic Growth, Global Warming