Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672828
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"The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water.

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140178241
Size: 48.19 MB
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Details the achievements of creating a desert civilization and projects on the future problems of limited groundwater reserves, silting up of reservoirs, and contamination of soil

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287894
Size: 33.19 MB
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New to this updated edition: * Additional maps, figures, and photos * Expanded coverage of potential impacts to precipitation, snowpack, and water supply from climate change * Updated information about the struggle for water management and ...

Colorado Water Law For Non Lawyers

Author: P. Andrew Jones
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9780870819698
Size: 51.80 MB
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This book will appeal to at students, non-lawyers involved with water issues, and general readers interested in Colorado’s complex water rights law.

Crossing The Next Meridian

Author: Charles F. Wilkinson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 159726914X
Size: 48.62 MB
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In Crossing the Next Meridian, Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come.

Unquenchable

Author: Robert Jerome Glennon
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1597266396
Size: 41.47 MB
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He proposes market-based solutions that value water as both a commodity and a fundamental human right. One truth runs throughout Unquenchable: only when we recognize water’s worth will we begin to conserve it.

A Dangerous Place

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142003831
Size: 75.28 MB
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Reprint. In "A Dangerous Place, Marc Reisner, the author of "Cadillac Desert, the classic history of the American West and its fatal dependence on water, returns to the subject that never ceased to seduce him: California.

Rivers Of Empire

Author: Donald Worster
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN:
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An analysis of the opening of the American West views the ecological reality of the area's aridity as the source of political control

Water Is For Fighting Over

Author: John Fleck
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916794
Size: 27.62 MB
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John Fleck shows how western communities, whether farmers and city-dwellers or U.S. environmentalists and Mexican water managers, actually have a promising record of conservation and cooperation.

Garbage In Garbage Out

Author: Vivian E. Thomson
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813928710
Size: 65.94 MB
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In Garbage In, Garbage Out, Vivian Thomson looks at Virginia’s status as the second-largest importer of trash in the United States and uses it as a touchstone for exploring the many controversies around trash generation and disposal.