Episode 1 – November 2019
We join economist, educator and author David Zetland in Amsterdam, Holland, where he discusses his book Living with Scarcity and the political and social aspects of water as resource from bottled water and commodification to social challenges and human right to water.
David Zetland is a university lecturer at Leiden University College, where he teaches classes on economics, sustainability and entrepreneurship. He received his PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Davis, held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy at UC Berkeley, and searved as a Senior Water Economist at Wageningen University. He also taught at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He actively blogs and has written three books: The End of Abundance: economic solutions to water scarcity, Living with Water Scarcity, and The Best of Aguanomics. David lives in Amsterdam.
We join professor emeritus and author Ian Prattis in Ottawa, where he talks about his books Our World is Burning and Painting With Words, mindful engagement, the nature of our species, and our fragile future on this planet.
We join entrepreneur activist Liz Couture in Richmond Hill, Ontario, where she discusses her environmental and social initiatives to apply Drawdown solutions to her community through engagement.