Sustainability Science Program

Scott Moore

Scott Moore

Period at SSP: Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: The politics of thirst: Hydropolitics in China
Faculty host at SSP: Henry Lee
Final SSP progress report on file: NA
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: Harvard Kennedy School, Sustainability Science Program
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: July 14, 2014


Moore, Scott. Forthcoming. Hydropolitics in China: The pursuit of localized preferences in a centralized system. The China Quarterly.

Moore, Scott. 2014. The United States of China. New York Times, March 12.

Moore, Scott. 2013. Water resource issues, politics, and policy in China. Brookings Institution Issue Brief, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution.

Moore, Scott. 2013. Dilemmas of Regional Governance: Sub-National Territorial Politics and River Basin Management in the USA, France, China, and India. Dissertation submitted for PhD in Politics. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford.

Moore, Scott. 2013. Calming the West's water wars. Los Angeles Times. May 3.

Moore, Scott. 2013. China needs more people power to control pollution. World Politics Review. March 20.

Moore, Scott. 2013. China's massive water problem. International Herald Tribune. March 29.

The Editors. 2013. Global Insider: China May move toward water-sharing agreements. World Politics Review. Feb 27.

Moore, Scott. 2013. Water resource issues, policy and politics in China. Issue Brief.  John L Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution: Washington, DC.

Moore, Scott. 2013. The people are Beijing's ally in fight for cleaner air. South China Morning Post. January 23.

Moore, Scott. 2013. The Politics of Thirst: Managing Water Resources under Scarcity in the Yellow River Basin, People’s Republic of China. Discussion Paper 2013-08, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Sustainability Science Program, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Moore, Scott. 2013. What’s the most critical and under-appreciated issue in international security? World peace. Power and Policy. February 7.

Moore, Scott. 2012. Are we destined to fight over scarce water resources? International Security Network. October 16.

Murthy, Sharmila, Laura Pereira, Alicia Harley, Daniel Shemie, Eunjee Lee, Patricia Guardabassi, Chao Zhang, and Scott Moore. 2013. The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Helping Decision-Makers Meet Food, Energy and Water (FEW) Needs. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-02, November. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.