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Himalayan Glaciers & Asia's Looming Water Crisis

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2010

The Himalaya is home to some of the world's most magnificent peaks and largest glaciers, which supply crucial seasonal flows to rivers across Asia. Yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate. See the photos. Hear the experts.

Sponsor: The Asia Society

Speakers: David Breashears, Filmmaker and mountaineer; Executive Director, GlacierWorks; Syed Iqbal Hasnain, Senior Visiting Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center; Bill McKibben, Environmentalist and writer; Founder of 350.org; Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on US-China Relations, Asia Society; Yao Tandong, Chinese glaciologist and Director, The Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research
Moderator: Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran Correspondent, The Economist

Date: Wednesday, July 14, 6 - 8:00 pm

Location: The Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue

RSVP: Asia Society. $7 members, $9 students and seniors, $11 general public

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