Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
While draught and desertification are intensifying around the world, corporations are aggressively converting free-flowing water into bottled profits. The water wars of the twenty-first century may matchâ��or even surpassâ��the oil wars of the twentieth. In Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit, Vandana Shiva, "the world's most prominent radical scientist" (the G
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I just had a hard time with it. I think I am concerned about the world for future generations and I do my best to recycle and reuse, but the selections for this group are beyond me.