January 8, 2010

Brown Bag Green Book Series--Knoxville

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Brown Bag Green Book will return for a special February event, partnering with the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy and the City of Knoxville Tuesday, February 2, 12 p.m. in the East Tennessee History Center auditorium.


Renee Hoyos, from the Tennessee Clean Water Network;  Joanne Logan, from the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science at the University of Tennessee; and Tiffany Foster from the Tennessee Valley Authority will speak on Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water by Maude Barlow.

Blue Covenant: the Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water by Maude Barlow

"You will not turn on the tap in the same way after reading this book."
--Robert Redford

"Blue Covenant is the most important book that's ever been written on the global water crisis."
--Wenonah Hauter, executive director, Food & Water Watch

"Maude Barlow has for decades been a leading voice arguing that access to safe drinking water should be a basic human right. Called the "Al Gore of water," Barlow is the very best kind of advocate--deeply informed, articulate, and persuasive. Essential reading for anyone interested in the emerging international movement for water justice, Blue Covenant is one of the most important books of our time." --book cover

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2010 12:00 PM
Location: East Tennessee History Center Auditorium, 601 S Gay Street
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

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