By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Apr 9:

    Drought and groundwater in the Great Plains of North America


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    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    People quickly forget when it comes to ‘extreme weather events’. This was one of the main conclusions of the 2014 Great Plains Symposium...

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  • Sep 5:

    What does the US drought crisis tell us about the way we understand water - a follow up


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    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Last week, I asked readers of this blog for their own explanations on the current US drought crisis. I received several responses ...

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  • Aug 30:

    US droughts and India blackouts: why water is the hidden power behind world energy


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    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Almost every day, there is fresh evidence and striking headlines that make the complex connections between food, water and energy unavoidably real ...

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  • Aug 27:

    Biofuels are making the US drought crisis worse


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    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The water-food-energy nexus is a complex concept that is frequently cited but rarely fully understood. However the cost of failing to grasp these ...

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  • Aug 24:

    What does the US drought crisis tell us about the way we understand water?


    Graphic: The Washington Post

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Daily news headlines show that droughts are devastating the United States. A total of 55% of the continent – from California to Arkansas, Texas ...

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