Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

⑆ digital Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization ⑨ Kindle Ebook Author Steven Solomon ┓ ⑆ digital Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization ⑨ Kindle Ebook Author Steven Solomon ┓ I read this wide ranging and thoughtful book while sitting on the banks of the Ganges near Varanasiit s a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by the melting of the loss of the glaciers at its source to global warming Four hundred million people depend on it, and there s no backup plan As Steven Solomon makes clear, the same is true the world over this volume will give you the background to understand the forces that will drive much of 21st century history Bill McKibben In Water, esteemed journalist Steven Solomon describes a terrifyingand all too realworld in which access to fresh water has replaced oil as the primary cause of global conflicts that increasingly emanate from drought ridden, overpopulated areas of the world Meticulously researched and undeniably prescient, Water is a stunningly clear eyed action statement on what Robert F Kennedy, Jr calls the biggest environmental and political challenge of our time. Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

    • Kindle
    • 0060548312
    • Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization
    • Steven Solomon
    • English
    • 01 June 2017
    • 624 pages

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