Publication


The World’s Water, Volume 6

Published: December 2008
Authors: Heather Cooley, Michael Cohen, Mari Morikawa, Jason Morrison, and Meena Palaniappan
Pages: 432

Overview

Pacific Institute President and series editor Peter Gleick, with Institute coauthors Heather Cooley, Michael Cohen, Mari Morikawa, Jason Morrison, and Meena Palaniappan addresses the ever-more-pressing issues of our use and misuse of the world’s freshwater resources.

Topics range from peak water, China’s water crisis, and climate change impacts and adaptations, to updates on the Millennium Development Goals, business reporting on water, and urban water use efficiency. Twenty new data tables provide a definitive resource for everyone concerned with sustainable water use, including the eye-opening chart of “The Water Content of Things.”

Available for purchase from Island Press.

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