News Release: The World’s Water Volume 8 Keeps Water Challenges and Solutions Center Stage
From the Pacific Institute:
“What do the controversy over fracking, desalination costs, and the growing Syrian civil war have in common? Water. Global freshwater supply affects a broad range of issues, including public health, food crises, and environmental catastrophes.
The just-released eighth edition of The World’s Water series, edited by Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute and the world’s foremost expert on freshwater, shows how water touches everything. It addresses a myriad of issues including water conflict, the water footprint, water governance, and more – and their effects on the economy and climate. In this highly regarded series, Gleick and his Pacific Institute colleagues have provided potential solutions to these problems as well as expert insights into freshwater issues, key water data, and more. …
“Two chapters, two ‘Water Briefs,’ and data tables from The World’s Water vol. 8 are available for free download.”