水资源匮乏的解决方案在法学院演讲讨论

2014年4月25日

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得克萨斯人“勇敢的,勇敢的和不同的”,并且可以在国家水管理的讨论有影响力,根据教授 麦克年轻人 of Adelaide, Australia. Young was the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth April 25, sponsored by 水资产管理有限责任公司.

麦克年轻人年轻保持在阿德莱德大学水和环境政策研究的椅子,而且在过去的学年,曾担任哈佛大学惠特拉姆和马尔科姆·弗雷泽椅子澳大利亚研究。  

他在澳大利亚对他的介绍严重缺水的反应讲话“是德州贻误时机?来自澳大利亚的教训“。该演讲是学校的部分法律的 水系列讲座: 法律和政策观点. Young gave a related presentation April 28 at Texas A&M University in College Station entitled “Allocating and Sharing Water: Lessons From Australia.”

年轻的描述在澳大利亚的水权和分配制度为类似于在公司持有股份。像股票,水权可以盆地内进行交易和规范的市场可以帮助确定最佳用途。此外,环境是在澳大利亚系统平等参与者并且类似地是如认为适当的环境管理人员所使用配股。年轻鼓励德州了解它的水资源短缺情况,并学习如何水可以导致社会繁荣的投资。

“水是如此多的德州企业而言极其关键。如果你得到它的权利,人们都会来这里和繁荣,”年轻人说。

As part of the School of Law and Texas A&M University Water Management and Hydrological Sciences Program’s pursuit of a better water future, this joint series is intended to increase awareness of water challenges facing our state, explore similar challenges plaguing other communities and nations and consider various water management, allocation and conservation strategies from around the world.

加布里埃尔·埃克斯坦 headshotTexas A&M professor of law 加布里埃尔·埃克斯坦, a noted water law and policy expert and director of the International Water Law Project, explained that by 2060, population growth in Texas is expected to increase 80 to 90 percent, but that the state’s water resource availability is projected to decline 15 to 20 percent. He and other researchers at Texas A&M University in College Station, including professor Ronald Kaiser, Chair of the Texas A&M University Water Management and Hydrological Sciences Program, are committed to being part of the discussion of how Texas could meet the water demand as the population grows.

观看演示的视频 在沃斯堡法学院。计划于十一月在该系列中的下一个事件。 18和19,2014。

订阅年轻的“水滴”电子通讯,访问 www.myoung.net.au.

Water Law presentationKeynote presenter Professor Mike Young and Texas A&M professor of law Gabriel Eckstein pose with executives from 水资产管理有限责任公司, (lunch sponsor) and Water Property Investors, LP. L-R: Disque D. Deane, Jr., Matthew J. Diserio, Marc Robert, 麦克年轻人, 加布里埃尔·埃克斯坦, and Lynn Sherman.

- 文章贡献的达妮埃拉wiedel。照片通过克里斯蒂cleger。