Freshwater Resources Adapting to Climate Change. Jon Spalding November 20 2007. Motivation.
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November 20 2007
UN Environment Programme: “Global Environment Outlook 4” Part 4, 2007
http://www.unep.org/geo/geo4/media/ aka GEO-4
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UN Environment Programme: “Global Environment Outlook 4” Part 4, pg. 119
ç Kundzewicz, Z.W., L.J. Mata, N.W. Arnell, P. Döll, P. Kabat, B. Jiménez, K.A. Miller, T. Oki, Z. Sen and I.A. Shiklomanov, 2007: Freshwater resources and their management. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 173-210.
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*US Geological Survey, “Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2000” http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2004/circ1268/
Plastic covered, drip irrigation farming in Israel (GEO4 pg 143)
Suggested reading: “Power to Save the World” by Gwyneth Cravens. See her post at http://www.amazon.com/Power-Save-World-Nuclear-Energy/dp/0307266567
Could Nuclear Power By The Answer To Fresh Water?