The World’s Water, Vol. 7

Published: October 18, 2011

The World’s Water, Vol. 7 was released as the Pacific Institute headed into its 25th Anniversary year. Institute President and series editor Peter Gleick, with coauthors Lucy Allen, Juliet Christian-Smith, Michael Cohen, Heather Cooley, Matthew Heberger, Jason Morrison, Meena Palaniappan, and Peter Schulte of the Pacific Institute, address the timely and pressing issues in the management of our most precious resource. Topics range from water and fossil fuels, China and dams, and U.S. water policy to international water quality, transboundary water and climate change, corporate water management, and drought and water management in Australia. Nineteen data tables provide an invaluable resource for analyzing the state of the world’s water, accessibility, sustainability, attitudes, and more including top environmental concerns and bottled water consumption stats. There is also a fun Water Brief on “Water in the Movies.”

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The World’s Water Vol. 7 Select Content

Chapter 4 (v. 7): Fossil Fuel and Water Quality, Lucy Allen, Michael J. Cohen, David Abelson, and Bart Miller
Chapter 7 (v. 7):  U.S. Water Policy Reform, Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, and Heather Cooley
Water Brief 2 (v. 7): The Great Lakes Water Agreements, Peter Schulte
Water Brief 3 (v. 7): Water in the Movies, Peter H. Gleick

The World’s Water Volume 7 Data

Table 9: Death and DALYs from Selected Water Related Diseases, 2000 and 2004: PDF| Excel
Table 13: Top Environmental Concerns of the American Public: PDF | Excel
Table 19: Per Capita Consumption of Bottled Water: PDF | Excel

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