Privatization, Pollution and ProfitBook - 2002
Water is overused and abused globally. According to the World Bank, "the wars of the next century will be about water." Water usage doubles every twenty years, yet more than thirty countries face water stress and scarcity, and over a billion people lack adequate access to clean drinking water.At a time when Canadian corporations and politicians are planning the export of our precious resource, this new book by "the world's most prominent radical scientist" ( The Guardian ) will provide Canadians with a thorough introduction to the key issues.Shiva warns that water privatization threatens cultures and livelihoods worldwide. She calls for a movement to preserve water access for all, and offers a blueprint for global resistance.
Publisher: Toronto : Between the Lines, c2002.
Branch Call Number: 333.91 Shi 3701 1
Characteristics: xvi, 156 pages : illustrations, map.