Aqua Shock, Revised and Updated: Water in Crisis [NOOK Book]

Overview

Water is the new oil-a precious and diminishing natural resource, one ultimately far more important and far less replaceable. Aqua Shock is a lucid examination of how America arrived at this crisis point. Susan J. Marks focuses on the most pressing issues: who controls the water what risks loom, and how we can preserve and protect our most undervalued resource.

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Aqua Shock, Revised and Updated: Water in Crisis

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Overview

Water is the new oil-a precious and diminishing natural resource, one ultimately far more important and far less replaceable. Aqua Shock is a lucid examination of how America arrived at this crisis point. Susan J. Marks focuses on the most pressing issues: who controls the water what risks loom, and how we can preserve and protect our most undervalued resource.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118141731
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/12/2011
  • Series: Bloomberg , #155
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 858,941
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Susan J. Marks is an award-winning journalist and author. She spent more than a dozen years at the Denver Post, primarily as Sunday business editor and special projects editor for the business department. She has also written for BusinessWeek, the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Woman's World, ColoradoBiz, and the United Communications Group. Her work has received awards and recognition from local, regional, and national organizations, including Gannett, the Colorado Press Association, and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Liquid Gold 7

2 Where Our Water Comes From: A Global Perspective 33

3 The Disappearing Act 57

4 Danger! Safe Water at Risk 87

5 On Governing Water 107

6 America's Water Gods 135

7 The Cost of Water: Cash, Commodities, and Capitalism 153

8 Can Our Water Be Saved? 181

Glossary 210

Recommended Resources 213

Index 215

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