Selected recent OpEds and articles


Water, Science, Policy, Jan 4, 2021


A question of trust 

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Project Syndicate, Aug 6, 2020


China’s Great Wall of Water 


Nature Conservancy Magazine, Spring 2020

A story worth telling

Opinion pieces on water security, climate policy, and ecological issues

Video Clips

Second Green Templeton Public Lecture, March 10, 2021

Key lessons from COVID for recovery strategies. Governments around the world are committing to ‘build back better’ as they recover from the disruption caused by the pandemic. Expectations are high. This lecture draws on examples from history and from experiences around the world to help illustrate the challenges in delivering on these expectations. 

Forum Talk - Coop Alleanza, March 1, 2021 (in Italian)

La corsa all’oro blu. Il ruolo dell’acqua nel mondo che verrà. L’acqua sarà al centro del dibattito pubblico globale e la sua disponibilità e la titolarità dello sfruttamento oggetto di controversie internazionali. Per capire bene lo stato delle cose.

Creating the Future: Weatherbys Private Bank, October 20, 2019

We are at a tipping point in our relationship with water. Humanity is over-using resources, our inability to adequately value water and invest in the systems we depend on threatens human health, prosperity and even, in some cases, political stability. Giulio put forward the case for a fundamental re-evaluation of the relationship between nature and economic growth in the 21st century.

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