Water Poverty: The Next “Oil” Crisis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Water Poverty

The Next “Oil” Crisis, 1st Edition

By Shirley J. Hansen

Fairmont Press

215 pages

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Hardback: 9781498796439
pub: 2016-08-08
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A water crisis on our immediate horizon is destined to hurt, even kill, millions of children, and the window of opportunity to do something about it is rapidly closing. There is, however, a glimmer of hope that could turn into rays of sunshine. Water is a commodity, and we have just come through some painful times dealing with the shortage of another commodity—energy. For those who lived through the "energy crisis," this book offers a brief trip down memory lane.

Table of Contents

The Birth of an Energy Expert. The Energy Efficiency Evolution. It’s Just Good Business. Weighing Alternatives. Troubling Tangents. Sustaining Sustainability. It Only Takes Money. Energy and Politics. Fed: Life Inside Doe. Water 101. Troubled Waters. On the Waterfront.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI020000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science