After gold and oil, it's time for the water rush. Populations are growing, agriculture is expanding, add to that pollution and global warming... Everywhere on the globe, the demand for water is exploding. In 2050, at least one person in four will live in a country affected by recurring water shortages... Enough to fuel the greed of the financial giants who have decided to tackle this sector by investing billions of euros. Strangely enough, some environmental NGOs support this liberal approach. They see it as a way to protect the environment. support from environmental NGOs. They buy water "to return it to nature", seeing this new liberal order as a way to protect the environment.
Screening followed by a discussion and Q&A (50min):
Debate: Demain, à qui appartiendra l'eau ?
Speakers: Riccardo Petrella (political scientist) and Claudio Bacigalupi (Head of Sector Water at European Commission Directorate for Development Cooperation)