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How Can We Save Our World looks at how the idea of sustainable development is having an increasing influence on a wide range of human activities. The books examine the environmental costs and unsustainable nature of modern life, and discuss ways in which society can progress towards a more sustainable future.
Sustainable Water Resources describes the origins of the world's water and how we use water in our homes, industries, and agriculture. It discusses:
The pressures on the water supply today
How water shortages affect people's lives
Technological solutions for providing clean water and processing water
How we can use water more efficiently to ensure there is enough for all.
Introduction The World's Water 6
Chapter 1 Water in the Past 12
Chapter 2 Pressures on Water Resources 16
Chapter 3 The Human Dimension 24
Chapter 4 Technological Solutions 30
Chapter 5 Saving for a Secure Future 36
Chapter 6 A Fairer World 42
Further Information 45