Economic Rights and Regulatory Regimes
Is there still a ‘right’ to water? Panel II: Using the market for promoting water stewardship


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.