The World's Water
The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources
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World's Water by Peter H. Gleick
Book DescriptionProduced 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 DetailsISBN: 9781597261050
(279mm x 215mm x 26mm)
Imprint: The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: India
Books By Author Peter H. Gleick
World's Water, Hardback (December 2011)
Offers a source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. This title examines critical global trends and offers the data available on a variety of topics related to water. It features chapters on water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other issues.
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, Paperback (November 1993)» View all books by Peter H. Gleick
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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