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Planet Water: Investing in the World's Most Valuable Resource
Solving the world's water problems is proving to be one of the greatest investment opportunities of our time. Already, world water supplies are inadequate to meet demand, and the problem is going to get much worse in the years ahead. The World Bank estimates that 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and about 50 percent of the world's hospital beds are ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published March 23rd 2009)
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This remarkable, dense book about water covers its uses, chemistry, issues, supply and technology, as well as the modern global water business. Steven J. Hoffmann, a water investment expert, explores the connections among water ecology, regulation and economics while identifying specific investment targets. This book is for disciplined investors looking to exploit Hoffman’s information to further their own research. While finding the text somewhat long-winded and dry, getAbstract recommends this ...more