Whose Water Is It, Anyway?  


Whose Water Is It, Anyway?
September 3, 2019 | 160 pages

"This book is a blueprint for communities around the world." -- David Suzuki "If water shortages and global unrest are on your mind -- and they should be -- read this book." -- Caryn Mandelbaum, Water Program Director, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation The Blue Communities Project is dedicated to three primary things: that access to clean, drinkable water is a basic human right; that municipal and community water will be held in public hands; and that single-use plastic water bottles will not be available in public spaces. With its simple, straightforward approach, the movement has been growing around the world for a decade. Today, Paris, Berlin, Bern, and Montreal are just a few of the cities that have made themselves Blue Communities. In Whose Water Is It, Anyway?, renowned water justice activist Maude Barlow recounts her own education in water issues as she and her fellow grassroots water warriors woke up to the immense pressures on water in a warming world. Concluding with a step-by-step guide to making your own community blue, Maude Barlow's latest book is a heartening example of how ordinary people can effect enormous change.

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ISBN: 9781770414303
$19.50