Henk Ovink – Water by Design | Bioneers
Henk Ovink, one of the world’s leading experts on sustainable, resilient coastal infrastructure, served as a Senior Advisor to the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and is a leading figure in the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. He will share his vision of how we must change our entire culture to put water back into the center of our hearts and minds if we are to cope effectively with climate change, water crises, biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse, extreme weather events, and myriad environmental, economic, and sociopolitical crises. He will illustrate how new approaches to design and politics are at the heart of a more resilient future. Introduction by Paul Vosbeek, Founder of RealNewEnergy.
This speech was given at the 2015 Bioneers Annual Conference.
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