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World''s Water 2008-2009 - The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor 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. Klappentext 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. Zusammenfassung Offers an examination of the key issues surrounding freshwater resources and their use. This volume includes chapters on: water and climate change; water in China; status of the Millennium Development Goals for water; peak water; efficient urban water use; and! business reporting on water.

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Authors Michael Cohen, Heather Cooley, Peter H. Gleick, Peter H. Cooley Gleick, Mari Morikawa, Jason Morrison, Meena Palaniappan
Publisher Island Press
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 10.11.2008
EAN 9781597265041
ISBN 978-1-59726-504-1
No. of pages 432
Series World's Water (Hardcover)
World's Water (Hardcover)
Subjects Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Biology > Ecology
Social sciences, law, business > Business > Business administration

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