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- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00
This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies. . The report sets out a three-step... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99
Development patterns, increasing population pressure, and the demand for better livelihoods in many parts of the globe all contribute to a steadily deepening global water crisis. Development redirects, consumes, and pollutes water. It also causes changes in the state of natural water reservoirs, directly by draining aquifers and indirectly by melting... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 314.00
Containing the proceedings of the Second International Conference on the title topic, the book examines issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. Since ensuring an adequate water supply is becoming a critical issue in more and more countries, the conference brings together specialists from the social sciences and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
China faces a major challenge in managing its scarce water resources to sustain economic growth in the years ahead. This report provides an overview of China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. The issues covered in the report are... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00
This book collects research papers on the causes and effects of water pollution, and measures to contain and even defeat water pollution worldwide. Outlines the need for greener water treatments, to reduce impact on ecosystems, human well-being and economies. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 15.00
Esta publicación sintetiza los resultados de tres décadas de investigación apoyada por el IDRC sobre abastecimiento de agua. Demuestra que algunas de las respuestas de mayor peso a la problemática de la escasez de agua se han implementado a nivel local ?en hogares, campos agrícolas, aldeas y vecindarios urbanos. Centrándose no sólo en los resultados... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 16.95
An objective look at America's rapidly shrinking water supply Once believed to be a problem limited to America's southwest, water shortages are now an issue coast to coast, from New England to California. In Aqua Shock: The Water Crisis in America , author Susan J. Marks provides a comprehensive analysis of the current conflicts being waged over... more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 18.95
In this “chilling, in-depth examination of a rapidly emerging global crisis? ( In These Times ), Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, two of the most active opponents to the privatization of water show how, contrary to received wisdom, water mainly flows uphill to the wealthy. Our most basic resource may one day be limited: our consumption doubles every... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 23.44
Hauptbeschreibung Die Öffnung von Staat und Verwaltung gegenüber der Bürgerschaft kann zu mehr Transparenz, zu mehr Teilhabe, zu einer intensiveren Zusammenarbeit und zu einer Stärkung von gemeinschaftlichen Interessen beitragen. Viele Kommunen versuchen durch die Öffnung ein System kommunaler Selbstverwaltung zu schaffen. Dieses System soll mehr... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95
The concept of sustainable development appeared almost twenty years ago, adapting traditional policies to new circumstances, and promoting progress capable of satisfying the necessities of both present and future generations. It is widely believed that the need for a proper and sustainable management of water will be a problem which will confront society... more...