Solving the world's water crisis

With rivers drying and ancient lakes disappearing a true global water crisis is on our horizon. Join acclaimed environmental journalist Tim Smedley for an exploration into this impending situation, and understand the consequence for the 4 billion people already facing severe water scarcity. Tim unveils the alarming consequences of human mismanagement and the added impact of the climate crisis on the water cycle, resulting in longer droughts and more intense flooding.

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Tim Smedley is an award-winning environmental journalist who has written extensively for The Guardian, the BBC, The Sunday Times and the Financial Times. Following a decade working in London as a business journalist-turned-freelance environmental writer, Tim relocated to Oxfordshire and directed his focus to air pollution after witnessing the effects firsthand. His first book, 'Clearing the Air', about the global effects of air pollution, was shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize.


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