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Q&A: Dr. Peter Gleick on The World’s Water Volume 7

Q&A: Dr. Peter Gleick on The World's Water Volume 7

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Peter Gleick, an internationally recognized water expert, tells Circle of Blue what has changed — and what has not — since the 2009 release of Volume 6. The Pacific Institute's biannual report analyzes how water relates to climate change, corporate interests, and policy reform.

The Stream, September 8: Peak Water in Saudi Arabia

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Peak water looms more ominously than peak oil for Saudi Arabia,…

Peter Gleick: Peak Water

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Peak water is coming. In some places, peak water is here. We're never going to run out of water -- water is a renewable natural resource (mostly). But increasingly, around the world, in the U.S., and locally, we are running up against peak water limits. The concept is so important and relevant that The New York Times chose the term "peak water" as one of its 33

Saudi Water Use ‘Growing Exponentially,’ Higher Prices Needed, Report Says

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Agriculture is draining non-renewable groundwater reserves in the water-scarce country.

Peter Gleick: Water Lessons from Singapore

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"In a move with all sorts of political, economic, and environmental implications, the government of Singapore recently announced that it will not renew one of its two water agreements with its neighbor Malaysia."

The Price of Water: A Comparison of Water Rates, Usage in 30 U.S. Cities

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"For more than 20 years industry has been moving south looking for cheaper labor, I'm hoping that now they'll start coming back looking for cheaper water."

The World's Water: Hard Facts Point Toward the Soft Path

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Experts say water crises can be averted with better management,…

Is water becoming ‘the new oil’?

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Global demands for freshwater have nearly doubled since World…