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Main Title The world's water, 2002-2003 : the biennial report on freshwater resources /
Author Gleick, Peter H.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 50202731
ISBN 1559639490; 9781559639491
Subjects Fresh water. ; Water-supply. ; Water resources development. ; Water resources development--International cooperation.
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ENAM  TD345G645 2002 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 07/26/2002 DISPERSAL
ERAM  TD345.G633 2002 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/26/2014
Collation xx, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The soft path for water / by Gary Wolff and Peter H. Gleick -- Globalization and international trade of water / by Peter H. Gleick [and others] -- The privatization of water and water systems / by Peter H. Gleick [and others] -- Measuring water well-being : water indicators and indices / by Peter H. Gleick, Elizabeth L. Chalecki, and Arlene Wong -- Pacific Island developing country water resources and climate change / by William C.G. Burns -- Managing across boundaries : the case of the Colorado River Delta / by Michael Cohen -- The World Commission on Dams report : what next? / by Katherine Kao Cushing. Providing an overview of the current global water crisis, this book considers the political, economic, scientific, and technological issues related to it. After general discussion chapters on the "soft" path, globalization, privatization, the measurement of well-being, climate change, water management, and dams, the book features charts and tables comparing the water supply, safety, sanitation, and pricing in various countries. Also included are brief reports on the search for water in space, water-related conflict, and related issues.