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Published: 23 August 2012

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780199859443

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A Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy

Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, Heather Cooley, Lucy Allen, Amy Vanderwarker, Kate A. Berry, and Foreword by William K. Reilly

  • Re-evaluates national water science and policy and offers guidance on integrating efforts now scattered among disparate and uncoordinated federal, state, and local agencies and departments
  • Explores how to deal with the risks of climatic change and makes recommendations for reducing international tensions over shared U.S. water resources
  • Provides a vision to ensure the physical security of the nation's water
  • Written by a group of national and international water experts, coordinated at the Pacific Institute - the world's leading independent center for science and policy on freshwater issues