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A Journey in the Future of Water Terje Tvedt

A Journey in the Future of Water

Terje Tvedt

Published December 18th 2013
ISBN : 9781848857452
Paperback
272 pages
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Nourished by fears of global warming and climate change, water has become an issue of international concern. In A Journey in the Future of Water leading water expert, TerjeTvedt, travels to 25 countries and all continents to find out more about theMoreNourished by fears of global warming and climate change, water has become an issue of international concern. In A Journey in the Future of Water leading water expert, TerjeTvedt, travels to 25 countries and all continents to find out more about the ways in which different nations are seeking to respond. From Project Moses, where gigantic underwater gates will rise to prevent the inundation of Venice, to Indias River Link Plan, connecting 37 Himalayan rivers to major rivers in the south, the author examines the worlds largest engineering projects, travels the great river valleys, visits the largest ocean under the Earth, and major cities of the world, to explore waters determining role in the life of the planet. The most comprehensive and accessible account of global water issues to date.