Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World's Water (Paperback)

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In a shocking expos, "Blue Gold, " available now in paperback, shows why, as the vice president of the World Bank has pronounced, "The wars of the next century will be about water."

About the Author

A recipient of Sweden's Right Livelihood Award (the "Alternative Nobel") and a Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship, Maude Barlow is head of the Council of Canadians, Canada's largest public advocacy organization, and founder of the Blue Planet Project. She is the author of sixteen books, including "Blue Gold" (The New Press)--published in over fifty countries--and is on the board of Food and Water Watch and the International Forum on Globalization. She lives in Ottawa, Canada.

TONY CLARKE is the founder and director of the Polaris Institute in Ottawa, an organization dedicated to developing tools and strategies for civic action on major public policy issues, including energy security, water rights, and free trade. He holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago, has written numerous books, and is the recipient of Sweden's Right Livelihood Award, the "alternative Nobel Prize." Among his most recent books is "Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World's Water" with Maude Barlow.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781565848139
ISBN-10: 1565848136
Publisher: New Press
Publication Date: September 2005
Pages: 304
Language: English