Contributor: Scott Moore

Scott Moore

About Scott Moore

Scott Moore (@water_futures) is a leading expert on water policy and politics. Currently with the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice, he focuses on helping client countries meet critical water resource management challenges, including water scarcity, pollution, and flooding. He is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Water Center, where his research focuses on climate change and the water-energy nexus. As of August 2018, Scott will also become Director of China Programs and Associate Professor of Practice in the Study of Contemporary China at Penn. Scott’s forthcoming book from Oxford University Press, Subnational Hydropolitics, explains how and why sub-national as well as national governments often fight over water – and how they can be encouraged to cooperate instead. His academic research and commentary on the world’s water crisis has been featured in leading publications including Nature, Foreign Affairs, and The New York Times. Scott holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and an undergraduate degree from Princeton.

Water Wars: What Policymakers Can Do

Water conflicts within countries are increasingly prevalent with industrial and even transboundary implications. What can policymakers do? We sat down with World Bank’s Scott Moore to find out … more

How To Solve The Global Water Crisis

Most of the world’s water woes can be solved with enough money and willpower. The real challenges are thus not technical but political and ethical. Check out why World Bank’s Scott Moore thinks so … more



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