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Maude Barlow

Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis

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We Bask In The Idea That Canada Holds 20% Of The World{u2019}s Fresh Water, Confident That We Will Always Have Enough. Water Crises Face Other Countries, But Not Ours. We Could Not Be More Wrong. Maude Barlow Lays Bare The Issues Facing Canada{u2019}s Water Reserves, From Long-outdated Water Laws To Our Unmapped And Unprotected Groundwater Reserves, From Agricultural Pollution To Industrial-waste Dumping, From Boil-water Advisories To The Effects Of De-forestation And Climate Change. This Will Be The Defining Issue Of The Coming Decade, And Most Of Us Have No Idea That It Is On Our Very Own Doorstep.--provided By Publisher. A History Of Neglect And Abuse -- A Federal Government Missing In Action -- First Nations On The Front Line -- Where Oil Meets Water -- Hewers Of Wood, Drawers Of Water -- Agribusiness Imperils Water -- Water For Sale -- The Corporate Free Trade Threat To Canada's Water -- A Blue And Just Canada Is Possible. Maude Barlow. Includes Bibliographical References And Index. Issued Also In Electronic Formats.

Publisher: ECW Press