The Resource Blue future : protecting water for people and the planet forever, Maude Barlow., (ebook)

Blue future : protecting water for people and the planet forever, Maude Barlow., (ebook)

Label
Blue future : protecting water for people and the planet forever
Title
Blue future
Title remainder
protecting water for people and the planet forever
Statement of responsibility
Maude Barlow.
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In her bestselling books Blue Gold and Blue Covenant, world-renowned water activist Maude Barlow exposed the battle for ownership of our dwindling water supply and the emergence of an international, grassroots-led movement to reclaim water as a public good. Since then, the United Nations has recognized access to water as a basic human right-but there is still much work to be done to stem this growing crisis. In this major new book, Barlow draws on her extensive experience and insight to lay out a set of key principles that show the way forward to what she calls a "water-secure and water-just world." Not only does she reveal the powerful players even now impeding the recognition of the human right to water, she argues that water must not become a commodity to be bought and sold on the open market. Focusing on solutions, she includes stories of struggle and resistance from marginalized communities, as well as government policies that work for both people and the planet. At a time when climate change has moved to the top of the national agenda and when the stage is being set for unprecedented drought, mass starvation, and the migration of millions of refugees in search of water, Blue Future is an urgent call to preserve our most valuable resource for generations to come. "--
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Provided by publisher
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Barlow, Maude
Dewey number
333.91/116
Index
index present
LC call number
HD1691
LC item number
.B3665 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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NC Live eBook Central
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  • Water resources development
  • Water resources development
  • Water rights
  • Water-supply
  • Water-supply
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Blue future : protecting water for people and the planet forever, Maude Barlow., (ebook)
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https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1340971
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595589484
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote
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  • EBC1340971
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1340971
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1340971
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10820245
  • (CaONFJC)MIL575036
  • (OCoLC)863158272
Label
Blue future : protecting water for people and the planet forever, Maude Barlow., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1340971
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595589484
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC1340971
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1340971
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1340971
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10820245
  • (CaONFJC)MIL575036
  • (OCoLC)863158272

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