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

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

Steven Solomon

“I learn this wide-ranging and considerate booklet whereas sitting at the banks of the Ganges close to Varanasi—it's a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by means of the melting of the lack of the glaciers at its resource to international warming. 400 million humans rely on it, and there is no backup plan. As Steven Solomon makes transparent, an analogous is correct internationally; this quantity offers you the historical past to appreciate the forces that would force a lot of twenty first century history.” —Bill McKibben

In Water, esteemed journalist Steven Solomon describes a terrifying—and all too real—world during which entry to clean water has changed oil because the fundamental reason behind worldwide conflicts that more and more emanate from drought-ridden, overpopulated parts of the area. Meticulously researched and undeniably prescient, Water is a stunningly clear-eyed motion assertion on what Robert F Kennedy, Jr. calls “the largest environmental and political problem of our time.”

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