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World's Water
By Peter H. Gleick

The World's Water

The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

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World's Water by Peter H. Gleick

Book Description

Produced biennially, "The World's Water" provides a timely examination of the key issues surrounding freshwater resources and their use. Each new volume identifies and explains the most significant current trends worldwide, and offers the best data available on a variety of water-related topics. The book contains an updated chronology of global conflicts associated with water as well as an assessment of recent water conferences, including the 4th World Water Forum. It also offers a brief review of issues surrounding the use of bottled water and the possible existence of water on Mars. From one of the world's leading authorities on water issues, "The World's Water" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources and the political, economic, scientific, and technological issues associated with them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781597261050
ISBN-10: 159726105X
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 26mm)
Pages: 388
Imprint: The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: India

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Books By Author Peter H. Gleick

World's Water by Peter H. Gleick World's Water, Paperback (March 2014)

Part of the biennial The World's Water series, this title offers a collection of all kinds of water-related material. It also includes chapters on subjects such as fracking and emerging contaminants. It is suitable for anyone interested in the water resource field.

Bottled and Sold by Peter H. Gleick Bottled and Sold, Paperback (November 2011)

Shows how water went from being a free natural resource to one of the most successful commercial products of the last one hundred years - and why we are poorer for it. This work exposes the true reasons we've turned to the bottle, from fear-mongering by business interests and our own vanity to the breakdown of public systems and global inequities.

Water in Crisis by Peter H. Gleick Water in Crisis, Paperback (November 1993)

This is a comprehensive guide to the world's water resources. Eight essays covering such topics as climate change and international conflicts over water are followed by 188 tables treating all aspects of water use and supply.

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Author Biography - Peter H. Gleick

Peter H. Gleick is president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, based in Oakland, California. In 2003, he received a MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called "Genius Award," for his work on water issues.

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