Worldview took Global Activism on the road to India! And we continue our visit to India’s Rajasthan State, the world’s most densely populated desert region, with the first of a two-part conversation with Jal Bhagirathi Foundation. It’s an NGO focused on water security. Parikshit singh Tomar of Jal Bhagirathi, will show us their retention basin where they store rainwater. The land reserve has developed into a beautiful ecosystem. Next week, Parikshit will take us to a remote rural village that was revolutionized by Jal Bhagirathi projects.
The Water After Borders summit is taking place at UIC this week where experts on fresh water sustainability discuss issues facing scarce water resources. We set up a panel of experts from the summit to look at the issues facing the Jordan River Valley. Also, we continue our trip to India, this time looking at water sustainability in Rajasthan.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia faced off Thursday, during round two of the televised debate portion of Chicago’s mayoral race. We take a look at what issues drove the conversation and who came out on top. Also, we hear the story of a Illinois National Guard member accused of supporting ISIS. And, we discuss how the seflie stick plays into trends in tourism.