Interviews Archive

Nature For Water In China & HK

Happy World Water Day! Given this year’s ”Nature for Water” theme, we sat down with experts on nature-based solutions in China & Hong Kong from sponge cities to rivers and wetlands … more

Water As Leverage For Resilient Cities

Water represents man’s most challenging & complex risk but it can be leveraged for catalytic change. China Water Risk asks Henk Ovink, the first Special Envoy for Water in the world, how this can be achieved … more

The Water Footprint Of Hong Kong’s Diet

Urban centres are dependent on distant resources and as a result, many are unaware of their indirect water footprint. Davy Vanham from the European Commission looks at HK’s diet’s high water footprint … more

Droughts: Misery In Slow Motion

Floods and storm surges are sensational disasters but the World Bank’s new report shows droughts can actually be more impactful. We sat down with their Richard Damania to find out more … more

Making Glaciers On Top Of The World

We sat down with Sonam Wangchuk, the real-life Phunsukh Wangdu of the Indian movie ‘3 Idiots’, to learn why he is and what challenges there are to overcome in creating artificial glaciers, known as Ice Stupas … more