Water Alternatives Forum: What will it take to decolonize water science, policy, and practice?

There is now, perhaps as never before, a growing consensus on the need for transformative change in water and climate science.

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There is now, perhaps as never before, a growing consensus on the need for transformative change in water and climate science. As early career water researchers engaged in recent dialogues on water security, we wonder if the call for transformative change is rhetorical, or if – finally – we are witnessing genuine commitment to a truly transformative agenda. We believe that to be genuinely transformative, this agenda requires an inclusive, enabling, plural, and transdisciplinary (re)revisioning of water science, policy, and practice. At root, there are some hard choices to be made – including urgently confronting some very real colonial legacies.

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