The DuPont Pioneer-Iowa International Center Dialogue Series presents a discussion of “Thirst; China’s Water Crisis” Tuesday, November 5 from Noon-1pm at the Downtown Public Library, 1000 Grand Avenue. Drake University Professor David Skidmore will discuss the dark side of China’s miracle economy; the depletion and pollution of China’s rivers and lakes. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunches. The series is sponsored by Iowa International Center, Pioneer Hi-Bred. The Des Moines Public Library, Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. For more information on the series, go to www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.