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- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95
Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what?s now our largest crop?the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or aquifer that flows to our taps, irrigates our food, and produces our electricity.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 99.00
The politics of water have taken centre stage in global concerns about sustainable development. ?The Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa? investigates a new mode of achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Instead of aid delivered via deals between governments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 150.00
There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting groundwater on average 25% faster than it is being replenished.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 17.00
The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption._x000D_ _x000D_ How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee? The answer may shock you: 140 litres! That?s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee. Your... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
Plat√≥n al servicio de clientes, repara problemas acuosos como fugas de agua, grifos pero tambi√©n da servicio a la gente gru√Īona. De su caja de herramientas, usa aereosol para sonreir, una pluma de aves o una que otra broma. Ocasionalmente la familia de Zanz√≠bar necesita ayuda. Plat√≥n siempre los ayuda a pesar de enfrentarse con gatos callejeros... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
Auf Abruf repariert Ted tropfende Wasserprobleme und schlechte Launen. Aus seinem Werkzeugkasten zaubert er L√§chelspray, eine Feder oder einen Witz. Und wenn Sansibars Familie Hilfe ben√∂tigt, ist Ted sofort zur Stelle. Trotz der Wildkatzen entlang des Bachufers. Im Wasser flie√?en Geheimnisse, Geschichten und allerlei (eklige) Sachen! Als Umweltsch√ľtzer... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 23.95
The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4,500 gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from? This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 119.95
Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly suffering from water shortage but also many other regions face a limitation of freshwater resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 84.95
In the past businesses have viewed water as a minimal operational cost and not a strategic issue. However, water has now emerged as a critical issue for both corporations and the public sector in response to increased water demand, climatic risks and potentially negative impacts on brand value. This innovative book provides up to date information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are overlooked. At the heart of these conflicts are complex water... more...