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The world's water, 2008-2009 : the biennial report on freshwater resources

Author: Peter H Gleick; Heather Cooley
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peak water / Meena Palaniappan and Peter H. Gleick -- Business reporting on water / Mari Morikawa, Jason Morrison, and Peter H. Gleick -- Water management in a changing climate / Heather Cooley -- Millennium development goals: charting progress and the way forward / Meena Palaniappan -- China and water / Peter H. Gleick -- Urban water-use efficiencies: lessons from United States cities / Heather Cooley and Peter H.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Gleick; Heather Cooley
ISBN: 9781597265058 1597265055 9781597265041 1597265047
OCLC Number: 231581219
Description: xvii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Peak water / Meena Palaniappan and Peter H. Gleick --
Business reporting on water / Mari Morikawa, Jason Morrison, and Peter H. Gleick --
Water management in a changing climate / Heather Cooley --
Millennium development goals: charting progress and the way forward / Meena Palaniappan --
China and water / Peter H. Gleick --
Urban water-use efficiencies: lessons from United States cities / Heather Cooley and Peter H. Gleick --
Water briefs. 1. Tampa Bay desalination plant: an update / Heather Cooley ; Past and future of the Salton Sea / Michael J. Cohen ; Three Gorges Dam project, Yangtze River, China / Peter H. Gleick ; Water conflict chronology / Peter H. Gleick.
Other Titles: Biennial report on freshwater resources
Responsibility: Peter H. Gleick ; with Heather Cooley [and others].

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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  Read more...

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