Solving the World's Water Problems [NOOK Book]

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This Element is an excerpt from Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World’s Water Problems (9780131367265) by Colin Chartres and Samyuktha Varma. Available in print and digital formats.

The “Blue Revolution”: how to overcome the emerging global water crisis that will lead to food crises, unrest, and uncontrolled mass migration

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Solving the World's Water Problems

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World’s Water Problems (9780131367265) by Colin Chartres and Samyuktha Varma. Available in print and digital formats.

The “Blue Revolution”: how to overcome the emerging global water crisis that will lead to food crises, unrest, and uncontrolled mass migration

Lack of water for growing food will be one of the 21st century’s most critical issues. If we don’t change how we manage water, the future will consist of increasingly frequent food crises, social and political unrest, and potential mass migrations out of areas most severely affected. We need to consider a “Blue Revolution.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132610070
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 9/27/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 10
  • File size: 469 KB

Meet the Author

Colin Chartres (Colombo, Sri Lanka) is a world authority on water issues and Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). He has 35 years’ experience in R+D and policy areas related to water and natural resources, and served as Chief Science Advisor to the Australian National Water Commission. Samyuktha Varma works at IWMI. She focuses on issues of water, equity and poverty in developing countries, and with ensuring that women’s voices are heard in the development of water management solutions. A social scientist, her background has led to her work on issues ranging from human rights to urban governance.

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