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- Bottled & Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water by Peter H. Gleick
- Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
Peter Gleick knows water.
Bottled and Sold
Produced biennially, The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-to date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. Volume 7 features chapters on U. Water briefs provide concise updates on topics including bottled water, The Great Lakes Water Agreement, and water and security. Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.
The Great Lakes Water Agreements. Water in the Movies. Water Conflict Chronology. Data Section. Water Units, Data Conversions, and Constants. Back Matter Pages About this book Introduction Produced biennially, The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-to date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Gleick and his colleagues at the world-renowned Pacific Institute.
Since the first volume was published in , the series has become an indispensable resource for professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use. Dams Drought Soft path Water management Water quality.
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Bottled & Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water by Peter H. Gleick
Peter Gleick knows water. A world-renowned scientist and freshwater expert, Gleick is a MacArthur Foundation genius, and according to the BBC, an environmental visionary. And he drinks from the tap. Why dont the rest of us? Bottled and Sold showsMorePeter Gleick knows water. Bottled and Sold shows how water went from being a free natural resource to one of the most successful commercial products of the last one hundred years, and why we are poorer for it. Its a big story and water is big business.
Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
And bottled water has been emerged as a big industry with hundreds of large and small brands to fight for our attention. In the beginning there was water— refreshing, abundant and indispensable for living creatures. Without water we cannot survive, without clean water we cannot live healthy lives.
Washington, DC:Island Press, Criticism of bottled water is not new; for more than a decade, environmental organizations and others have observed that the water in the bottle is often of no better quality—and sometimes may be worse—than tap water. But Gleick is not content to address only the dubious qualitative claims that bottled water is better water. Gleick weaves together some original research with offerings from a wide range of analysts and authors, and plays all of this off his own observations gleaned from travels to bottling plants and industry conventions. Indeed, he devotes a significant portion of this volume to these characters, and these pages are particularly entertaining.
Peter H. Peter Gleick is a leading scientist, innovator, and communicator on global water and climate issues. He co-founded the Pacific Institute in Oakland, one of the most innovative, independent non-governmental organizations addressing the connections between the environment and global sustainability. He was elected in to the U.
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