Webinar: W12+Exchange: Leading the Way for Water Security During COVID-19

The first three W12+ events of 2021 are part of the new W12+ Accelerator, “Breaking the Cycle: COVID-19 and Water Insecurity”, which dives into the complex interactions of water scarcity driving a global pandemic and the consequent water insecurity driven by the pandemic in urban settings. 

  • The Ethics of WaterThe Ethics of Water
    Our attitudes and value systems affect the decisions we make, individually and collectively, around water. Do you think of water as a basic human right, as duty-based ethicists assert, or should our moral priority be to maximize benefits and minimize costs, thereby choosing to prioritize utilitarian efficiency of water management and distribution?

A joint research study between the Pacific Water Research Centre (PWRC) and the Fraser Basin Council (FBC) points to the need for engaging municipal governments and the general public in better understanding the use of nature-based solutions for preventing water pollution and protecting salmon. Read the report here.