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What is the biggest challenge we face on water in 2016 and beyond?

In preparation for our May 4th Business Forum on Water, OEC Water Program Director Samantha Murray got a chance to sit down and talk to national expert Robert Glennon about our evolving relationship with water in a changing climate. SM: How do you think our relationship with water will change in the coming decades?RG: We will have to confront scarcity. At the moment, we Americans are spoiled. When we turn on the taps, out comes a plentiful supply of water for less than we pay for cable television or cell phone service.SM: What is the biggest challenge we face on water in 2016 and beyond?RG: We have a proud and virtually ...

Registration for the 2015 Business & Environment Forum is Now Open!

Building a More Competitive Economy and the Role of Pricing Carbon Climate change is a formidable threat to our environment – but also a business opportunity and an economic imperative. To remain competitive, businesses and government must plan and adapt.Join us on January 27th as we explore what role pricing carbon could play in stimulating a stronger, cleaner economy and helping to address Oregon’s chronic revenue challenges with our guests:The Honourable Mary Polak  British Columbia's Minister of EnvironmentMary Polak was re-elected to the B.C. legislature in 2013, having represented the constituents of Langley since ...