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Will the world run out of fresh water?

Author: Debra A Miller
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2007.
Series: At issue., Disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides essays that cover varying opinions on the world water supply, discussing the effect of global warming, the extent of the problem, and privatization.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Will the world run out of fresh water?
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)763819746
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debra A Miller
ISBN: 9780737734034 0737734035 9780737734041 0737734043
OCLC Number: 76828867
Description: 128 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Billions of people will run out of fresh water by 2050 / Gayle Ehrenman --
One-third of the world is already facing water scarcity / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research --
The water crisis also affects rich countries / Phil Dickie --
Global warming will exacerbate water problems / Environment News Service --
The scarcity of water could lead to war / Roman Kupchinsky --
The water crisis does not have to lead to war / Aaron T. Wolf [and others] --
The risks of privatization must be balanced by government oversight / Peter H. Gleick [and others] --
Privatization has failed to address the water problem in developing nations / John Vidal --
Technological solutions alone may not solve the water crisis / Sam Jaffe --
Better water management is the key to solving the water crisis / David B. Brooks --
Supply and demand strategies must be applied to alleviate water problems / Center for Strategic and International Studies --
Worldwide efforts are necessary to prevent a world water crisis / UN/WWAP (United Nations/World Water Assessment Programme).
Series Title: At issue., Disasters.
Responsibility: Debra A. Miller, book editor.
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Provides essays that cover varying opinions on the world water supply, discussing the effect of global warming, the extent of the problem, and privatization.

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