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- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
Should more water be diverted to or from electricity generation? This timely question is addressed in this short volume. Two different approaches are introduced and compared: The first is a cost-benefit analysis, examining the case of re-regulating a Swedish hydropower plant in which water is diverted from electricity generation to the downstream dryway.... more...
- New Press, The 2014; US$ 26.95
In her bestselling books Blue Gold and Blue Covenant , world-renowned water activist Maude Barlow exposed the battle for ownership of our dwindling water supply and the emergence of an international, grassroots-led movement to reclaim water as a public good. Since then, the United Nations has recognized access to water as a basic human right?but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
Investors not only drive innovation through direct investment in new technologies but also by highlighting risk and driving reporting and disclosure within the business community. Water Tech highlights the business drivers to address water related issues. The authors show how we are only now capturing the true cost of water and this is creating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
Will the flames of war in the Middle East be fanned or quenched by water? This is the central question addressed by this unusually forthright book. The book provides sobering analyses of Israel's water predicament and of the hydro-political implications for the country, particularly in the light of recent developments in the 'peace process'. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
An evaluation of water institutional reform and water sector performance from an institutional economics and political economy perspective, this title develops an alternative methodology built on "institutional decomposition and analysis" framework, "institutional ecology" principle, and "subjective theory" of institutional change. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Improving the management of fisheries continues to be an important priority for governments. However, governments have increasingly recognised that fisheries management is not an inexpensive activity. In an era of declining budgets, governments are seeking more efficient and cost-effective means of delivering fisheries services. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00
Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l?eau devient l?enjeu crucial du développement. La région est caractérisée par l'un des taux moyens de croissance démographique les plus élevés du monde et par des ressources en eau peu abondantes. Dans cette région et dans d?autres, les responsables des politiques ont souvent proposé, voire tenté de mettre en... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 15.00
Aujourd'hui, l'accès à l'eau potable fait défaut à plus d'un milliard de personnes. Au cours des 25 prochaines années, le tiers de la population mondiale fera face à une grave pénurie d'eau. De toute évidence, les inégalités quant à la disponibilité et à l'approvisionnement d'eau douce sont une question de vie ou de mort, et constituent, en matière... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 20.00
Today, more than 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Within the next 25 years, fully one-third of the world?s population will experience severe water scarcity. It is clear that disparities in the availability and supply of fresh water are truly a matter of life and death, and constitute one of the great governance imperatives of our... more...