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Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow
A recipient of Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award (the “Alternative Nobel”) and a Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship, Maude Barlow is the founder of the Blue Planet Project and head of the Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest public advocacy organisation. She is the author of sixteen books, including Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water and Blue Gold – published in over fifty countries – and is on the board of Food and Water Watch and the International Forum on Globalisation. She lives in Ottawa, Canada.


Maude Barlow will be appearing:

Everyone talks about peak oil, but what about peak water?
Is victory possible?