Professor Robert Glennon Public lecture. “Unquenchable: America’s water crisis and what to do about it”


This is part of the National Centre for Groundwater Research Distinguished Lecturer Series.

Start Date

29th Mar 2012 6:00pm

End Date

29th Mar 2012 7:15pm


Main Lecture Theatre, Geology-Geography Building, Clark Rd, Sandy Bay campus

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Robert Glennon is the Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.  A recipient of two National Science Foundation grants, he serves as Water Policy Advisor to Pima County, Arizona; as a member of American Rivers’ Science and Technical Advisory Committee; and as a commentator and analyst for various television and radio programs.  He is also a Huffington Post blogger.


Glennon is the author of the highly acclaimed ‘Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters’ (Island Press, 2002).  His latest book ‘Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It’, was published in April 2009.  Since then, he has been a guest on numerous TV and public radio shows. He’s also published pieces in the Washington Post, the Arizona Republic, and the Arizona Daily Star. 


In 2010, the Society of Environmental Journalists bestowed on Unquenchable’, a Rachel Carson Book Award for Reporting on the Environment, and Trout magazine gave it an Honorable Mention in its list of Must-Have Books ever published on the environment. He is a member of the bars of Arizona and Massachusetts.