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4 May 2021 STIRLING, United Kingdom
Video interview: A new academic Chair has been appointed as part of Scotland's Hydro Nation initiative. Professor Andrew Tyler of the University of Stirling talks about the need to break through structural boundaries to address water challenges and achieve sustainable prosperity and a green recovery for Scotland.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
16 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Panelists describe ambitions, outrage and optimism looking forward to COP26.
9 Jul 2020 Edinburgh, Scotland
OOSKAnews Talks Video Conversation HERE.Businesses face physical, reputational and regulatory risks driven by water, which will only increase with climate change. Understanding these risks and incorporating them into the business strategy is critical for companies to secure their license to operate as well as ensure business profitability...
18 Jun 2020 EDINBURGH, Scotland
Professor Bob Ferrier, Director of the Hydro Nation International Centre (HNIC) at The James Hutton Institute (JHI), Scotland, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews – VIDEO LINK Ferrier describes the rationale of the Scottish Government's Hydro Nation Programme; the work of the globally renowned JHI; and the Hydro Nation International Centre...
29 May 2020 EDINBURGH, Scotland
Livestreamed and Recorded 27 May, 2020 - CLICK HERE to watch "Water and Resilient Cities", an aquaNOW AudienceOur world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We need cities that can absorb, recover and prepare for future stresses and hazards while promoting sustainable development, well-being and inclusive growth, deploying environmental, governmental, economical and societal tools at our disposal...
14 May 2020 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
This OOSKAnews Article was updated 20 MayOur world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We need cities that can absorb, recover and prepare for future stresses and hazards while promoting sustainable development, well-being and inclusive growth, deploying environmental, governmental, economical and societal tools at our disposal...
2 May 2020 MUMBAI, India
Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast / Water Diplomat audio interview.This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release of an SFG "Blue Peace Bulletin" titled "Alternative Dispute Resolution"...
15 Apr 2020 New York, United States
Senegalese Philosopher Souleymane Bachir Diagne speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this conversation for “The Water Diplomat” - FULL VIDEO HEREProfessor Diagne is based at Columbia University in New York where he is Director of the Institute of African Studies. His teaching stresses the importance of the relationship that humans have with natural resources, including water, and that this should not be a relationship of exploitation, dictated by short-term interest, but of harmony based on the human sense of our own inscription on nature, recognizing that natural resources are finite...
25 Mar 2020 EDINBURGH, Scotland
OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be viewed HERE.Scotland's Hydro Nation vision builds on recognition that water is of central importance to the economy of Scotland, both as a sector in its own right and as a critical resource in Scotland’s manufacturing, agriculture, food and drink, tourism and energy sectors...
2 Mar 2020 Edinburgh, Scotland
VIDEO: "Water Security For Peace And Development": Looking Forward To The 2021 World Water Forum In Dakar
The Ninth triennial World Water Forum will be held in Dakar, Senegal, in March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”. Loic Fauchon, President of the World Water Council. speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”...