We should not regard aging as a fact of life. Aubrey de Grey

Asit Biswas

Asit Biswas

Asit Biswas is a former member of the World Commission on Water, a founder of the World Water Council, of the Third World Centre for Water Management and of the Club of Tokyo. He has received numerous prizes for his work, including the Spanish Aragon Environment Prize, the Stockholm Water Prize and the highest awards of the International Water Resources Association. Biswas teaches in Singapore and India.

Last updated on 12.03.2015
„This Planet Can Support Nine Billion People.“
Asit Biswas


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