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OOSKAnews Talks - John Matthews, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast video.

Matthews reflects on December's 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the evolving recognition and presence of "water" as a voice in the UNFCCC. The conversation follows up his "guest column" article for OOSKAnews in December "Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?"

AGWA is an international network working on climate change adaptation and sustainable water management issues through global policy and technical programs, chaired by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the World Bank. Matthews’ work integrates technical and policy knowledge for climate adaptation for practical implementation. John has worked globally on these issues since 2007 and has authored many publications on adaptive management for water infrastructure and ecosystems. He has a PhD in ecology from the University of Texas and is based in the United States.