Blue Covenant

Blue Covenant

The Global Water Crisis And The Coming Battle For The Right To Water

Book - 2007
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A chilling, in-depth examination of how a handful of powerful corporations are gaining ownership and control of the Earth's dwindling water supply, depriving millions of people around the world access to this most basic of resources and accelerating the onset of a global water crisis. With great passion and clarity Barlow traces the history of these international battles and documents the life and death stakes involved in the fight for the right to water.
Publisher: New York : New Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781595581860
1595581863
Branch Call Number: 333.91115
Characteristics: xii, 196 pages ;,22 cm

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SandraMB
Aug 19, 2018

A difficult read because the situation we've put ourselves into is very overwhelming and depressing.

I've been meaning to read what Maude Barlow has to say about the world's water situation for at least 10 years. By the time I got to Page 3, not only did I feel overwhelmed about the destruction we're causing, but I also felt very guilty about waiting so long to better educate myself on this crucial matter.

I just can't believe Canadians and the rest of the world are not making this a top priority. Why is this not in our face everyday? I urge readers to get better informed, and start taking positive action - inform friends and family, contact government officials, join local action groups, etc. We can't keep sitting back and doing nothing.

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toby1kenobi
Jul 04, 2011

At times difficult to process, if simply because the data is so overwhelmingly presented, this book is an eye-opener. Very disturbing, but worthy of Silent Spring fame.

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Jun 01, 2009

well researched and written, but also left wing bias that hurts its credibility, worth the read

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