Rivers of Ice

June 22, 2010


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The Himalayan Glaciers & Asia’s Looming Water Crisis: July 14, 6:30PM

The Himalaya is home to some of the world’s most magnificent peaks and largest glaciers, which supply crucial flows to rivers across Asia. Yet many glaciers are disappearing at an alarming rate. Hear from leading experts as they discuss their roles in raising attention to the climate crisis.

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Watch the Panel Discussion Above Featuring:

Bill McKibben – Environmentalist and writer; Founder of 350.org

David Breashears – Filmmaker and mountaineer; Executive Director, GlacierWorks

Syed Iqbal Hasnain – Senior Visiting Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center

Orville Schell – Arthur Ross Director, Center on US-China Relations, Asia Society

Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran (moderator) – Correspondent, The Economist

This event is supported Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations and The Economist.

Thank you to our outreach partners The Columbia Water Center and Brooklyn Boulders.

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