The Resource Water Security : the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus, (ebook)

Water Security : the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus, (ebook)

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Water Security : the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus
Title
Water Security
Title remainder
the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus
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eng
Summary
The world is on the brink of the greatest crisis it has ever faced: a spiraling lack of fresh water. Groundwater is drying up, even as water demands for food production, for energy, and for manufacturing are surging. Water is already emerging as a headline geopolitical issue-and worsening water security will soon have dire consequences in many parts of the global economic system. Directed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the 2008 Davos Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum assembled the world's foremost group of public, private, non-governmental-organization and academic experts to examine the water crisis issue from all perspectives. The result of their work is this forecast-a stark, non-technical overview of where we will be by 2025 if we take a business-as-usual approach to (mis)managing our water resources. The findings are shocking. Perhaps equally stunning are the potential solutions and the recommendations that the group presents. All are included in this landmark publication. Water Security contains compelling commentary from leading decision-makers, past and present. The commentary is supported by analysis from leading academics of how the world economy will be affected if world leaders cannot agree on solutions. The book suggests how business and politics need to manage the energy-food-water-climate axis as leaders negotiate the details of the climate regime that replace Kyoto Protocols
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Midwest
Dewey number
333.91
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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World Economic Forum
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  • Environmental sciences
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Climatic changes
  • Pollution
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adult
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Water Security : the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781610910262
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11447024
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remote
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11447024
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MWT11447024
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Water Security : the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus, (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
9781610910262
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447024
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11447024
System control number
MWT11447024
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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