Nilus: Sustainable Technology to Address Climate Change & Water Scarcity in Chile, Nilus Team, Working Wednesday

A person in a black winter outfit stands in a snowy mountain scene looking up at a glacial formation

Nilus: Sustainable Technology to Address Climate Change & Water Scarcity in Chile
April 20, 2022
12:30-1:30pm dst

The Nilus Project is a nature-based buffer solution to build ice stupas that takes inspiration from experiences in LaDakh, India constructing artificial glaciers. Nilus aims to restore Andean Mountain ecosystems by reshaping the water seasonal cycle and increasing its availability to mitigate global warming effects. Four members of the Nilus team will present about their experience building artificial glaciers amidst long-term drought and political transition in Chile.

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Sebastián Goldschmidt, Nilus CEO; Manuel Soto, Nilus Chief Future Officer; Enrique Gellona, Nilus Director and civil engineer with more than 17 years of experience working in environmental NGOs; and Joan Bas, Nilus Chief Sustainability officer and sociologist.

PPEH offers a lunch series, Working Wednesdays, designed to showcase in-progress Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) straddling theoretical and practical environmental concerns. These sessions take place on Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 sharp. This session is open to the Penn community and requires an RSVP.  This session will be recorded for sharing on PPEH's public channels. Grab a lunch and join us on Zoom!


This presentation is co-sponsored by the Research Center for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (CIGIDEN) and was organized by Dr. Kristina Lyons.