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The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

Arjen Y. Hoekstra
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Earthscan, from Routledge, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781849713030, 1849713030, 9781849714273, 1849714274, 9780203126585 (ebk)
Contents
  • Drinking ten bathtubs of water a day
  • Water for bread and pasta
  • The meat eater, a big water user
  • How our cotton clothes link to a disappearing sea
  • Burning water: the water footprint of biofuels
  • The overseas water footprint of cut flowers
  • The supply-chain water footprint of paper
  • Maximum sustainable water footprint per river basin
  • Water-use efficiency
  • Allocating the world's limited freshwater resources
  • Getting trade right
  • Product transparency
  • Who will be the heroes of change?
Description
xvi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-196) and index.
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