Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water / Edition 1

Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water / Edition 1

by Maude Barlow
     
 

ISBN-10: 1595581863

ISBN-13: 9781595581860

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: New Press, The

Maude Barlow has for decades been a leading voice arguing that access to safe drinking water should be a basic human right. Called the "Al Gore of water," Barlow is the very best kind of advocate-deeply informed, articulate, persuasive. Essential reading for anyone interested in the emerging international movement for water justice, Blue Covenant is one of the most

Overview

Maude Barlow has for decades been a leading voice arguing that access to safe drinking water should be a basic human right. Called the "Al Gore of water," Barlow is the very best kind of advocate-deeply informed, articulate, persuasive. Essential reading for anyone interested in the emerging international movement for water justice, Blue Covenant is one of the most important books of our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595581860
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Where Has All the Water Gone? 1

Chapter 2 Setting the Stage for Corporate Control of Water 34

Chapter 3 The Water Hunters Move in 68

Chapter 4 The Water Warriors Fight Back 102

Chapter 5 The Future of Water 142

Sources and Further Reading 177

Index 185

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