Comprehensive Assessment of the Freshwater Resources of the World Water Futures: Assessment of Long-Range Patterns and Problems
(Environment - Water Resources)

Stockholm Sweden: Stockholm Environment Institute, 1997. F vi + 77 pages; references; illustrated with lists of figures and tables; Principal Investigator: Paul Raskin; Contributors: Peter Gleick, Paul Kirshen, Gil Pontius and Kenneth Strzepek; (from the abstract): "...Water requirements to the year 2025 at regional and national levels are examined in order to assess emerging problems of stress on freshwater resources... factors as population, economic scale and structure, technology, consumption patterns, agricultural practices and policy approaches. This study focuses on Conventional Development Scenarios which are driven by 1) commonly used demographic and economic projections, 2) a convergance hypothesis that developing region consumption and production practices will evolve gradually in a globalizing economy toward those of industrialized regions, 3) an assumption of gradual technological advance without major surprises, and 4) the absence of major policy changes affecting water needs or use..."; previous owner sticky-note of Dr. Kibe Muigai UNHCR Nairobi (Westlands); illustrated glossy paper stapled covers; light wear; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 22750)


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