When The Rivers Run Dry

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807085863
Size: 34.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 6693
Download Read Online
In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources.


Author: Brahma Chellaney
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1626160120
Size: 62.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 360
Download Read Online
Describes the effect that Asia's exploding population will have on the supply of freshwater, discusses how the scarcity of this resource will give rise to territorial disputes and security implications and proposes strategies to avoid ...

A Twenty First Century U S Water Policy

Author: Juliet Christian-Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199939381
Size: 74.65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4332
Download Read Online
In this book, leading thinkers at world-class water research institution the Pacific Institute present clear and readable analysis and recommendations for a new federal water policy to confront our national and global challenges at a ...


Author: Steven Solomon
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061994782
Size: 22.89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 4524
Download Read Online
As Steven Solomon makes clear, the same is true the world over; this volume will give you the background to understand the forces that will drive much of 21st century history.” —Bill McKibben In Water, esteemed journalist Steven Solomon ...

Running Dry

Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 146776308X
Size: 16.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3227
Download Read Online
About one out of every nine people in the world does not have access to safe drinking water, and demand is outstripping supplies. Investigate the global water crisis, from the myriad of causes to the creative efforts to find solutions.

The Ripple Effect

Author: Alex Prud'homme
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439168490
Size: 16.53 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7679
Download Read Online
From this spark of interest, Prud’homme began what would become an ambitious quest to understand the evolving story of freshwater.

Water Wars

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745318370
Size: 69.18 MB
Format: PDF
View: 2666
Download Read Online
In Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit, acclaimed author Vandana Shiva sheds light on the activists who are fighting corporate manoeuvres to convert this life-sustaining resource into more gold for the elites.In Water Wars, ...

Governing Water

Author: Ken Conca
Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262033398
Size: 77.95 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 2363
Download Read Online
A theoretical and case-study exploration of water politics demonstrates the emergence of alternative institutional forms of global environmental governance that go beyond traditional interstate regimes.

The Coming Population Crash

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807085839
Size: 34.57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 5443
Download Read Online
Chronicles nearly two hundred years of demographic issues, beginning with efforts to contain the demographic explosion, from the early environmental movement's racism to coercive family-planning policies in China and India.

Water 4 0

Author: David Sedlak
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030017649X
Size: 56.26 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 3145
Download Read Online
The little-known story of the systems that bring us our drinking water, how they were developed, the problems they are facing, and how they will be reinvented in the near future