Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here

Last Call at the Oasis The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here Less than percent of the world s water is fresh and potable and no will ever be available Thanks to pollution global warming and population growth water access is poised to become today s most ex

Less than 1 percent of the world s water is fresh and potable and no will ever be available Thanks to pollution, global warming, and population growth, water access is poised to become today s most explosive global issue This book, based on the film Last Call at the Oasis by Academy Award winning director Jessica Yu, offers insights into the coming water crisis froLess than 1 percent of the world s water is fresh and potable and no will ever be available Thanks to pollution, global warming, and population growth, water access is poised to become today s most explosive global issue This book, based on the film Last Call at the Oasis by Academy Award winning director Jessica Yu, offers insights into the coming water crisis from visionary scientists, policymakers, activists, and environmentalists, including ROBERT MORAN on how oil and mineral development pollute and divert water supplies often beyond public scrutiny PETER H GLEICK on discovering the soft path to global water security ROBERT GLENNON on how the power of markets can help protect the world s water LYNN HENNING on how a family farmer became a passionate water activist ALEX PRUD HOMME on how the water crisis affects us all GARY WHITE on how innovative social and economic strategies can make clean water available even for the world s poorest people HADLEY ARNOLD AND PETER ARNOLD on how arid regions like America s Southwest can wisely husband water supplies for cities and farmers alike ROBYN BEAVERS on how today s smartest businesses are making sustainable water management a competitive advantage ZEM JOAQUIN on nine ecofabulous ways of saving water at home and doing it with style BILL MCDONOUGH on how smart design can preserve water s Endless Resourcefulness for generations to come No resource on earth is precious

  • ↠ Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here Ú Karl Weber
    126 Karl Weber
Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here

  1. Karl Weber, president of Karl Weber Literary, is a writer, editor, and book developer with over twenty five years experience in the book publishing industry He is an expert in general interest non fiction publishing, specializing in topics from business and personal finance to politics, current affairs, history, autobiography, self help, and personal development.Weber s recent projects include the New York Times bestseller Creating a World Without Poverty, co authored with Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize 2008 and its sequel, Building Social Business 2010 the New York Times number one best seller What Happened Inside the Bush White House and Washington s Culture of Deception by Scott McClellan 2008 , which Weber edited and two best selling companion books to acclaimed documentary films, Food Inc 2009 and Waiting for Superman 2010 , both of which Weber edited.

339 Reply to “Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here”

  1. I won this book through a Giveaway The book started out quite well Each chapter is really a profile on a different water related expert It s an important subject matter there were lots of helpful tips contained in this book, but some chapters were sooooo mind numbingly boring I loved the chapter about Lynn Henning actually, she deserves her own book because I would really enjoy hearing of her first hand accounts But starting with the Arnold chapter, the book started going downhill, only picking [...]


  2. I have not yet seen the documentary, but the book opens the discussion on a vital part of continued existence, drinkable water We need, as a society to change our paradigm about storing, transporting and using fresh water The book includes easy changes to make at home with minor adjustments on our part These changes need to be made now before our fresh water supplies are no longer redeemable.



  3. An important read on water, an endangered species Some articles are interesting than others, which are a bit dry and pedantic.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *