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Posted April 30, 2013
A formidable, interdisciplinary book written in an easy-to-read
A formidable, interdisciplinary book written in an easy-to-read yet powerful style. It lucidly analyzes complex issues to present a holistic picture of the water-resource challenge the world faces. More important, it offers potential solutions to the global water crisis.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted April 25, 2013
Posted April 19, 2013
Brahma Chellaney¿s last book, Water: Asia¿s New Battleground, wo
Brahma Chellaney’s last book, Water: Asia’s New Battleground, won the 2012 Bernard Schwartz Award for its pioneering research. This new book also promises to be a trailblazing volume.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
This riveting guide to a pressing international challenge is thematically structured, with each chapter focused on a key theme. It begins with an overview of the sharpening international competition over natural resources before concentrating on the water-related issues. The author’s style is lucid, compelling, and sophisticated. Blending materials from natural and social sciences, the book offers policy and investment recommendations on how to mitigate the water crisis. It is a must-read for investors, policymakers, scholars and university students.