Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

Maude Barlow


In a ebook hailed by means of Publishers Weekly as a “passionate plea for entry to water activism,” Blue Covenant addresses an environmental predicament that—together with worldwide warming—poses one of many gravest threats to our survival.

How did the world’s most crucial source turn into imperiled? And what needs to we do to drag again from the edge? In “stark and approximately devastating prose” (Booklist), world-renowned activist and bestselling writer Maude Barlow—who is featured within the acclaimed documentary Flow—discusses the nation of the world’s water. Barlow examines how water businesses are reaping gigantic earnings from declining provides, and the way usual humans from worldwide have banded jointly to reclaim the public’s correct to scrub water, making a grassroots worldwide water justice circulation. whereas tracing the background of foreign battles for the precise to water, she records the life-and-death stakes concerned with the struggle and lays out the activities that we as worldwide voters needs to take to safe a water-just international for all.

As humans all over the world flip their cognizance to the results of weather swap, Blue Covenant is a well timed and critical reminder for us to take heed of the worldwide water crisis’s impression on people and the common world.

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