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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
In America?s arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections.This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for water and energy managers and users, communities, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... 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...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
This book assesses the validity of ‘anti-politics’ critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory. more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99
Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services is an informative toolkit that provides options for the design of policies to facilitate the delivery of good quality water and sanitation services to the poor. It highlights the need for tariffs, investment, stakeholder consultation, and regulatory policies to address the affordability and sustainability... 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...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99
Communication is central to multistakeholder dialogue and partnerships needed to achieve sustainability and governance reform in water resource management and infrastructure provision. The case study identifies current practice, offers advice on capacity building in an operational setting; and draws insights and lessons from experience. more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 26.99
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...