xxvi, 318 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
9781844078394 hardback 1844078396 hardback 9781844078400 paperback 184407840X paperback 9789231040955 Unesco 9231040952 Unesco
United Nations world water development report ; 3.
A global assessment of the state of freshwater resources.
U.N. sales number: 09.II.A.3 (from the United Nations Publications website at http://unp.un.org/, not printed on item). Accompanied by: Facing the challenges : case studies volume (x, 75 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.). "UN-Water".
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
. Water in a changing world. Getting out of the box : linking water to decisions for sustainable development Demographic, economic, and social drivers Technological innovation Policies, laws, and finance Climate change and possible futures Impacts of water use on water systems and the environment Managing competition for water and the pressure on ecosystems The earth's natural water cycles Changes in the global water cycle Evolving hazards, and emerging opportunities Bridging the observational gap Options inside the water box Options from beyond the water box The way forward. . Facing the challenges. Case studies volume.