Peak Water: How We Built Civilisation on Water and Drained the World Dry by Alexander BellPeak Water: How We Built Civilisation on Water and Drained the World Dry by Alexander Bell

Peak Water: How We Built Civilisation on Water and Drained the World Dry

byAlexander Bell

Hardcover | October 26, 2009

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Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this crisis, and not only in the developing world. Some of the places experiencing 'peak water' are in the USA, Europe and the UK. Even the wettest lands will be engulfed in the global catastrophe that looms. This is the issue of our age.
Alexander Bell worked as a journalist for the BBC, The Observer and the Herald. He reported from around the world and in the UK on conflicts and major events. Over time, he began to think that the greatest story of the age was how mankind lives on the planet. He became fascinated by water -- the way it influences the shape of so many t...
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Title:Peak Water: How We Built Civilisation on Water and Drained the World DryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.4 × 6.34 × 0.86 inPublished:October 26, 2009Publisher:Luath Press LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906817197

ISBN - 13:9781906817190

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