The World’s Water, Volume 1

The World’s Water, Volume 1

Published: September 1998

Authors: Peter Gleick

Pages: 319

The World’s Water, Volume 1


The first volume of The World’s Water (1998-1999) includes chapters on the changing global paradigm for water management and use, the environmental implications of large dams, possible consequences of climate change, and the links between water resources and conflict. The book also contains more than fifty charts, tables, and maps that present data on a range of topics including the availability and use of water, numbers of threatened and endangered species, dam and desalination capacity worldwide, and much more.

Available for purchase from Island Press.


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