The Resource ¡socorro!, Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo, Richard G. Lowe, (ebook)

¡socorro!, Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo, Richard G. Lowe, (ebook)

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¡socorro!, Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo
Title
¡socorro!
Title number
Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo
Statement of responsibility
Richard G. Lowe
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spa
Summary
In this "chilling, in-depth examination of a rapidly emerging global crisis" (In These Times), Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, two of the most active opponents to the privatization of water show how, contrary to received wisdom, water mainly flows uphill to the wealthy. Our most basic resource may one day be limited: our consumption doubles every twenty years-twice the rate of population increase. At the same time, increasingly transnational corporations are plotting to control the world's dwindling water supply. In England and France, where water has already been privatized, rates have soared, and water shortages have been severe. The major bottled-water producers-Perrier, Evian, Naya, and now Coca-Cola and PepsiCo-are part of one of the fastest-growing and least-regulated industries, buying up freshwater rights and drying up crucial supplies. A truly shocking expos<U+00d4>e that is a call to arms to people around the world, Blue Gold shows in frightening detail why, as the vice president of the World Bank has pronounced, "The wars of the next century will be about water."
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Lowe, Jr., Richard G
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non fiction
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  • Business ethics
  • Vocational guidance
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adult
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¡socorro!, Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo, Richard G. Lowe, (ebook)
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9781507158197
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11837598
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11837598
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MWT11837598
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
¡socorro!, Me He Quedado Sin Trabajo, Richard G. Lowe, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781507158197
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11837598
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11837598
System control number
MWT11837598
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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