About the Author

Robert William Sandford

Robert William Sandford is the EPCOR Chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative in support of the United Nations "Water for Life" Decade and also sits on the Advisory Committee for the prestigious Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy. He is a director of the Western Watersheds Climate Research Collaborative, an associate of the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan and a fellow of the Biogeoscience Institute at the University of Calgary. As well, he sits on the advisory board of Living Lakes Canada and is co-chair of the Forum for Leadership on Water and a member of the Advisory Panel for the RBC Blue Water Project. In 2011 he was invited to be an advisor on water issues by the InterAction Council, a global public policy think tank composed of more than 20 former national leaders, including Jean Chrétien, Bill Clinton and Vicente Fox.

 

Robert is the author of some 20 books on the history, heritage and landscape of the Canadian Rockies, including Water, Weather and the Mountain West (RMB, 2007), The Weekender Effect: Hyperdevelopment in Mountain Towns (RMB, 2008), Restoring the Flow: Confronting the World's Water Woes (RMB, 2009), Ethical Water: Learning to Value What Matters Most (RMB, 2011), Cold Matters: The State and Fate of Canada’s Fresh Water (RMB, 2012), Saving Lake Winnipeg (RMB, 2013), Flood Forecast: Climate Risk and Resiliency in Canada (RMB, 2014), and Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World (RMB, 2015). He is also the co-author of The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer (RMB, 2015) and The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy and Biodiversity (RMB, 2015). Robert lives in Canmore, Alberta.

Books by this Author
Cold Matters

Cold Matters

The State and Fate of Canada's Fresh Water
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Ethical Water

Ethical Water

Learning to Value What Matters Most
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Flood Forecast

Flood Forecast

Climate Risk and Resiliency in Canada
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North America in the Anthropocene

North America in the Anthropocene

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Our Vanishing Glaciers

Our Vanishing Glaciers

The Snows of Yesteryear and the Future Climate of the Mountain West
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Quenching the Dragon

Quenching the Dragon

The Canada-China Water Crisis - An RMB Manifesto
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Rain Comin' Down

Rain Comin' Down

Water, Memory and Identity in a Changed World
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Restoring the Flow

Restoring the Flow

Confronting the World's Water Woes
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Saving Lake Winnipeg

Saving Lake Winnipeg

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

Water and Climate Security in a Changing World
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SuperGuide: The Columbia Icefield

SuperGuide: The Columbia Icefield

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The Climate Nexus

The Climate Nexus

Water, Food, Energy and Biodiversity in a Changing World
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The Columbia Icefield – 3rd Edition

The Columbia Icefield – 3rd Edition

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The Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty

A Primer
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The Hard Work of Hope

The Hard Work of Hope

Climate Change in the Age of Trump
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The Weekender Effect

The Weekender Effect

Hyperdevelopment in Mountain Towns
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Water, Weather and the Mountain West

Water, Weather and the Mountain West

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The Forgotten Explorer

The Forgotten Explorer

Samuel Prescott Fay's 1914 Expedition to the Northern Rockies
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The Glittering Mountains of Canada

The Glittering Mountains of Canada

A Record of Exploration and Pioneer Ascents in the Canadian Rockies, 1914-1924
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