Zachary Burt

Zachary Burt is an National Institutes of Health postdoctoral training fellow in the Climate and Health Group at Columbia University and a Fulbright-Nehru scholar in Mumbai.

In Oct. 2017, women filled bottles with water in Zagora, Morocco during a water shortage.  Experts blamed the shortage on growing populations, climate change and agricultural choices.

What If People Were Paid to Use Less Water?

Pilot programs in Morocco and California are rewarding people financially for conserving water, rather than charging them for excessive consumption.