The Worlds Water 2008-2009: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

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The Worlds Water 2008-2009: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

by Peter H. Gleick
Contribution by Mari Morikawa, Meena Palaniappan

Island Press | December 26, 2008 | Trade Paperback |

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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  trends worldwide, and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. The 2008-2009 volume features overview chapters on:
• water and climate change
• water in China
• status of the Millennium Development Goals for water
• peak water
• efficient urban water use
• business reporting on water
 
This new volume contains an updated chronology of global conflicts associated with water, as well as brief reviews of issues regarding desalination, the Salton Sea, and the Three Gorges Dam.
 
From the world’s leading authority 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. It is an essential reference for water resource professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 Pages, 7.87 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: December 26, 2008

Publisher: Island Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1597265055

ISBN - 13: 9781597265058

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The Worlds Water 2008-2009: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

by Peter H. Gleick
Contribution by Mari Morikawa, Meena Palaniappan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 Pages, 7.87 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: December 26, 2008

Publisher: Island Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1597265055

ISBN - 13: 9781597265058

About the Book

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 trends worldwide, and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. The 2008-2009 volume features overview chapters on: - water and climate change
- water in China
- status of the Millennium Development Goals for water
- peak water
- efficient urban water use
- business reporting on water This new volume contains an updated chronology of global conflicts associated with water, as well as brief reviews of issues regarding desalination, the Salton Sea, and the Three Gorges Dam.

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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  trends worldwide, and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. The 2008-2009 volume features overview chapters on:
• water and climate change
• water in China
• status of the Millennium Development Goals for water
• peak water
• efficient urban water use
• business reporting on water
 
This new volume contains an updated chronology of global conflicts associated with water, as well as brief reviews of issues regarding desalination, the Salton Sea, and the Three Gorges Dam.
 
From the world’s leading authority 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. It is an essential reference for water resource professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.

About the Author

Peter H. Gleick is president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California, and is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues.
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