Posted: November 3, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO – November 1, 2018. Genesis Systems LLC executives, David J. Stuckenberg, MPS, CEO and Co-Founder and Anthony Contento, Ph.D., Water and Sustainability Scientist have addressed the idea that the most understated global security risk is water scarcity. They co-authored a study published in May 2018 by the peer reviewed Harvard Law School National Security Journal entitled, “Water Scarcity: The Most Understated Global Security Risk”.
The report states, “Although water covers about seventy-one percent of the planet, only about three percent is fresh. And its mismanagement and contamination is intensifying: ‘[B]y 2025, global freshwater stress owing to increasing population on water use will increase significantly, especially in northern Africa, Eurasia, the Middle East, and even the United States, and by 2050, nearly 5 billion people will be affected by freshwater scarcity.’ Astonishingly, even those involved in water management are often unaware of the true, global extent to which a water crisis has developed and continues to deepen.”
“Our research concentrates on examples of the impacts of water scarcity from past and present utilizing selected examples from North America, the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. We contend that poorly understood links between access to adequate water and national stability pose severe global security risks, especially if technological and policy correctives are not implemented to increase water resiliency and ensure availability and access.”
To access the article in its entirety visit: http://harvardnsj.org/2018/05/water-scarcity-the-most-understated-global-security-risk/
The conclusion reached by the authors is that new technologies will have to be expanded for municipal use and installed in every major city as a component of a plan for water security and greater water control policies. Presentations and lectures on the ground-breaking study have been made at both King’s College London and Chatham House.
David J. Stuckenberg is a Ph.D. student in strategic studies at King’s College London and a policy and defense strategist at the United States Air Force. He is also a veteran special operations pilot with more than 150 combat missions in both propeller and jet aircraft. As an academic, he serves as chairman of the non-profit American Leadership and Policy Foundation. Stuckenberg holds a Master’s in politics from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in aviation technology from the University of Central Missouri.
Anthony L. Contento, Ph.D. is Program Manager for Leadership, Education and Human Services at Colorado State University-Global Campus. He has worked on various water and agricultural conservation projects in Australia, Southeast Asia, and the South Pacific. He is also the Director of Research at the American Leadership and Policy Foundation, as well as the Technical Editor for the American Journal of Undergraduate Research. Dr. Contento earned his Doctorate in Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming.
Genesis Systems LLC, headquartered in Kansas City, MO is a technology company with a portfolio of technologies focused on producing water and economic contributors at highly competitive costs. The global water crisis is growing, and Genesis Systems LLC is on the cusp of transforming the water technology sector.
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