When The Rivers Run Dry

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807085863
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In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources.

Troubled Waters

Author: Gary Chamberlain
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742552456
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E. C. Pielou, Fresh Water (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 206. 2.
Maggie Black, The No-Nonsense Guide to Water (Oxford: New Internationalist,
2004), 116. 3. Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water — the Defining
Crisis of the Twenty- First Century (Boston: Beacon, 2006), 134. 4. Pielou, Fresh
Water, 205-206. 5. United Nations, Water for People, Water for Life: The United
Nations World Water Development Report (Geneva: UNESCO, 2003), 255. 6.
Kader Asmal ...

When Technology Fails

Author: Matthew Stein
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603580956
Size: 21.46 MB
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The proportion of the earth's land surface suffering very dry conditions rose from
15 percent to 30 percent at the start of the twenty-first century. . . . And some rivers
will live a switchback life in a greenhouse world. They will become increasingly
unpredictable and dangerous, with flood and drought alternating even more than
they do today. —Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining
Crisis of the Twenty-First Century The world's global water crisis, along with Peak
Oil ...

21st Century Geography

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141297464X
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Water Engineering & Management, 144(7), 22–25. Pearce, F. (2007). When the
rivers run dry: Water—the defining crisis of the twenty-first century. Boston:
Beacon Press. Pollack, H. N. (2009). A world without ice. New York: Avery
Publishing Group. Sackett, J. I. (2001). The future of nuclear energy. Fuel
Processing Technology, 71, 197–204. Shapouri, H., & Gallagher, P. (2005).
USDA's 2002 ethanol costof-production survey, United States Department of
Agriculture (Agricultural ...

International Conflict Over Water Resources In Himalayan Asia

Author: R. Wirsing
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137292199
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... and Civilization (New York: HarperCollins, 2010); Peter Rogers and Susan
Leal, Running Out of Water: The Looming Crisis and Solutions to Conserve Our
Most Precious Resource (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); Stephen J.
Hoffman, Planet Water: Investing in the World's Most Valuable Resource (New
York: John Wiley & Sons, 2009); Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water –
The Defining Crisis of the Twenty First Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2006);
Maude Barlow, ...

Water Peace And War

Author: Brahma Chellaney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442249285
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1 (Summer 1993); and T. Le-Huu, “Potential Water Conflicts and Sustainable
Management of International Water Resources Systems,” Water Resources
Journal of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the
Pacific (2001), Paper No. ST/ESCAP/SER.C/210. 2. Among the analysts to warn
of water wars are Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—the Defining
Crisis of the Twenty-First Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007); Diane Raines
Ward, Water ...

Nevada S Environmental Legacy

Author: James W. Hulse
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874177695
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In the meantime, much of the valley floor has subsided— dropping in places by
as much as five feet— as subsurface water has been lifted to serve a thirsty
population. The diminished amount of Colorado River water reflects a global
problem on a regional scale. As Fred Pearce demonstrates in his compelling
book When the Rivers Run Dry: Water— the Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first
Century, "The Colorado is both legally and hydrologically one of the most
regulated rivers in the ...

The Really Inconvenient Truths

Author: Iain Murray
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 1596980621
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5. Http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2005/08/sanctions_again.html. 6. Fred
Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First
Century (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007). 7. EJF, “White Gold: the True Cost of
Cotton,” Environmental Justice Foundation, London, UK. http://www.ejfoundation.
org/pdf/white_gold_the_ true_cost_of_cotton.pdf. 8. World Bank, “Water and
Environment Management Project,” 2001, Subcomponent A1. “National and
Regional ...


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The most ambitious of the four books is Fred Pearce's When the Rivers Run Dry:
Water — The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century, a brisk, alarming primer
on water scarcity. Pearce has assembled a compendium of international water
debacles, intertwined with occasionally glib expositions on climate change,
international disputes over rights to dam and divert rivers, and the link between
water scarcity and diminished food production. The book's biggest assets are
Pearce's ...