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Title Water [electronic resource] / Jacqueline Langwith, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What are the major issues affecting water resources? Global warming threatens massive sea level rise / James Hansen -- Sea levels will not rise because of global warming / Nils-Axel Mörner, as told to Gregory Murphy -- Agriculture threatens water quality / Marc Ribaudo and Robert Johansson -- Agriculture can benefit the environment and water quality / American Farmland Trust -- Invasive species are a major threat to the Great Lakes / Andy Buchsbaum -- Not all invasive species are bad / Alan Burdick -- Is there a water crisis? -- Water scarcity is creating a global food crisis / Fred Pearce -- Water scarcity is exaggerated / Jonathan Chenoweth -- Armed conflicts will arise over water security / Alex Stonehill -- Armed conflicts will not arise over water scarcity / Andrew Biro -- Desalination is an important part of the solution to California's water crisis / Peter MacLaggan -- Desalination should not play a major role in helping to solve water problems / Phil Dickie -- How should water resources be managed? -- Transferring water from agricultural to urban use is beneficial / Robert Glennon -- The impacts of water transfer on rural communities must be considered / Tyler McMahon and Matthew Reuer -- Water privatization is a good idea / Fredrik Segerfeldt -- Water privatization is a bad idea / Wenonah Hauter -- The Great Lakes Compact is a success / Noah D. Hall -- The Great Lakes Compact is flawed / Mark S. Squillace -- Is drinking water safe? -- Fluoridation of public drinking water is beneficial / Brian Dunning -- Fluoridation of public drinking water is not beneficial and can be harmful / Donald W. Miller -- Bottled water is safe / International Bottled Water Association -- Bottled water may be harmful / Olga Naidenko ... [et al.].
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Summary Debates the issue of water resources.
Subject Water supply.
Water resources development.
Water quality.
Added Author Langwith, Jacqueline.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737745467 (hardcover)
0737745460 (hardcover)
9780737745474 (pbk.)
0737745479 (pbk.)
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