The Water Problem

Author: Pat Mulroy
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815727860
Size: 73.46 MB
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The Water Problem takes us to Miami and the problem of rising oceans fouling freshwater reservoirs; Kansas and Nebraska, where intensive farming is draining age-old aquifers; and to the Southwest United States, where growing populations are ...

The Water Problem

Author: Patricia Mulroy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780815727842
Size: 68.98 MB
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Climate change: a strategic opportunity for water managers? / Kathy Jacobs and Paul Fleming -- The delta : resolving California's water conundrum / Pat Mulroy -- The San Diego strategy : a sea change in western water / Maureen A. Stapleton ...

Water Policy And Planning In A Variable And Changing Climate

Author: Kathleen A. Miller
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315356007
Size: 72.14 MB
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A provocative examination of policy issues surrounding western water resources, this book: Considers the implications of natural climate variability and anthropogenic climate change for the region’s water resources, and explains ...

Competition For Water Resources

Author: Jadwiga R Ziolkowska
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128032383
Size: 25.99 MB
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The book evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water.

Water And Climate In The Western United States

Author: William M. Lewis
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN:
Size: 23.40 MB
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The papers in this volume highlight both the opportunity and necessity for change in human management of water, the West's most limited resource.

The Big Thirst

Author: Charles Fishman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439124930
Size: 19.16 MB
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We have more than enough water. We just don’t think about it, or use it, smartly. The Big Thirst brilliantly explores our strange and complex relationship to water.

Water Policy For Sustainable Development

Author: Dave Feldman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421403080
Size: 50.52 MB
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... water managers, and improving conservation and water reuse. One implication
of these recommendations is that adaptive management of climate change
means taking prudent action now that we are in a more resilient position to deal
with problems later. Such actions may be thought of as “no regrets” strategies, as
they make sense even if climate change does not occur. This implication
resonates with other studies of the impacts of climate change in the United States
that focus on ...