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The Resource Unquenchable : America's water crisis and what to do about it, Robert Glennon

Unquenchable : America's water crisis and what to do about it, Robert Glennon

Label
Unquenchable : America's water crisis and what to do about it
Title
Unquenchable
Title remainder
America's water crisis and what to do about it
Statement of responsibility
Robert Glennon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glennon, Robert Jerome
Dewey number
363.6/10973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD223
LC item number
.G578 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water-supply
  • Droughts
  • Water consumption
Label
Unquenchable : America's water crisis and what to do about it, Robert Glennon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-400) and index
Contents
Part I. The Crisis. 1. Atlanta's prayer for water -- 2. Wealth and the culture of water consumption -- 3. Our thirst for energy --4. Fouling our own nests -- 5. The crisis masked -- Part II. Real and surreal solutions. 6. Business as usual -- 7. Water alchemists -- 8. The ancient mariner's lament -- 9. Shall we drink pee? -- 10. Creative conservation -- 11. Water harvesting -- 12. Moore's law -- Part III. A new approach. 13. The enigma of the water closet -- 14. The diamond-water paradox -- 15. The steel deal -- 16. Privatization of water -- 17. Take the money and run -- 18. The future of farming -- 19. Environmental transfers -- 20. The buffalo's lament -- Conclusion : a blue print for reform -- Epilogue : The Salton Sea
Control code
15488212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 414 p.
Isbn
9781597264365
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043770
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn262787447
Label
Unquenchable : America's water crisis and what to do about it, Robert Glennon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-400) and index
Contents
Part I. The Crisis. 1. Atlanta's prayer for water -- 2. Wealth and the culture of water consumption -- 3. Our thirst for energy --4. Fouling our own nests -- 5. The crisis masked -- Part II. Real and surreal solutions. 6. Business as usual -- 7. Water alchemists -- 8. The ancient mariner's lament -- 9. Shall we drink pee? -- 10. Creative conservation -- 11. Water harvesting -- 12. Moore's law -- Part III. A new approach. 13. The enigma of the water closet -- 14. The diamond-water paradox -- 15. The steel deal -- 16. Privatization of water -- 17. Take the money and run -- 18. The future of farming -- 19. Environmental transfers -- 20. The buffalo's lament -- Conclusion : a blue print for reform -- Epilogue : The Salton Sea
Control code
15488212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 414 p.
Isbn
9781597264365
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008043770
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn262787447

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