When The Rivers Run Dry

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807085863
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In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources.

Troubled Waters

Author: Gary Chamberlain
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742552456
Size: 39.55 MB
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E. C. Pielou, Fresh Water (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 206. 2.
Maggie Black, The No-Nonsense Guide to Water (Oxford: New Internationalist,
2004), 116. 3. Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water — the Defining
Crisis of the Twenty- First Century (Boston: Beacon, 2006), 134. 4. Pielou, Fresh
Water, 205-206. 5. United Nations, Water for People, Water for Life: The United
Nations World Water Development Report (Geneva: UNESCO, 2003), 255. 6.
Kader Asmal ...

Laudato Si

Author: Franziskus (Papst),
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 345180736X
Size: 13.13 MB
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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge.

When Technology Fails

Author: Matthew Stein
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603580956
Size: 13.77 MB
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The proportion of the earth's land surface suffering very dry conditions rose from
15 percent to 30 percent at the start of the twenty-first century. . . . And some rivers
will live a switchback life in a greenhouse world. They will become increasingly
unpredictable and dangerous, with flood and drought alternating even more than
they do today. —Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining
Crisis of the Twenty-First Century The world's global water crisis, along with Peak
Oil ...

21st Century Geography

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141297464X
Size: 59.95 MB
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Water Engineering & Management, 144(7), 22–25. Pearce, F. (2007). When the
rivers run dry: Water—the defining crisis of the twenty-first century. Boston:
Beacon Press. Pollack, H. N. (2009). A world without ice. New York: Avery
Publishing Group. Sackett, J. I. (2001). The future of nuclear energy. Fuel
Processing Technology, 71, 197–204. Shapouri, H., & Gallagher, P. (2005).
USDA's 2002 ethanol costof-production survey, United States Department of
Agriculture (Agricultural ...

International Conflict Over Water Resources In Himalayan Asia

Author: R. Wirsing
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137292199
Size: 71.76 MB
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... and Civilization (New York: HarperCollins, 2010); Peter Rogers and Susan
Leal, Running Out of Water: The Looming Crisis and Solutions to Conserve Our
Most Precious Resource (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); Stephen J.
Hoffman, Planet Water: Investing in the World's Most Valuable Resource (New
York: John Wiley & Sons, 2009); Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water
The Defining Crisis of the Twenty First Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2006);
Maude Barlow, ...

Water Peace And War

Author: Brahma Chellaney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442249285
Size: 18.80 MB
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1 (Summer 1993); and T. Le-Huu, “Potential Water Conflicts and Sustainable
Management of International Water Resources Systems,” Water Resources
Journal of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the
Pacific (2001), Paper No. ST/ESCAP/SER.C/210. 2. Among the analysts to warn
of water wars are Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—the Defining
Crisis of the Twenty-First Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007); Diane Raines
Ward, Water ...

Nevada S Environmental Legacy

Author: James W. Hulse
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874177695
Size: 23.96 MB
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In the meantime, much of the valley floor has subsided— dropping in places by
as much as five feet— as subsurface water has been lifted to serve a thirsty
population. The diminished amount of Colorado River water reflects a global
problem on a regional scale. As Fred Pearce demonstrates in his compelling
book When the Rivers Run Dry: Water— the Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first
Century, "The Colorado is both legally and hydrologically one of the most
regulated rivers in the ...

The Really Inconvenient Truths

Author: Iain Murray
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 1596980621
Size: 56.97 MB
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5. Http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2005/08/sanctions_again.html. 6. Fred
Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First
Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007). 7. EJF, “White Gold: the True Cost of
Cotton,” Environmental Justice Foundation, London, UK. http://www.ejfoundation.
org/pdf/white_gold_the_ true_cost_of_cotton.pdf. 8. World Bank, “Water and
Environment Management Project,” 2001, Subcomponent A1. “National and
Regional ...

Bodenrausch

Author: Wilfried Bommert
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3847900056
Size: 14.46 MB
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Seit der weltweiten Finanzkrise gelten Investitionen in Ackerflächen als besonders krisensicher.