Is there still a ‘right’ to water? Panel II: Using the market for promoting water stewardship

Economic Rights and Regulatory Regimes
Dr Chris Decker
Alice Piure
Jon Stern

 
Experts Alice Piure and Jon Stern assess whether trade in private water allocation affirms private interests or can embed wider public interest ‘stewardship’ concerns.
Climate change, through more severe weather events, including both droughts and floods, is making water resource management ever more difficult. This panel discussion assesses whether and how farmers’ rights to access and use water in England are changing in the light of the transformed environmental policy context.