Top climate scientist leads ASU Global Futures Water Institute

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Upmanu Lall, recognized on Reuters’ “The Hot List” as one of the world’s top 1,000 climate scientists, has been appointed as the Director of the new Global Futures Water Institute at ASU’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory.

This initiative is critical as Arizona faces significant water shortages, with its major renewable water source, the Colorado River, dwindling. The institute aims to forecast and tackle water challenges in Arizona and globally, addressing urgent environmental needs.

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