Water for the future

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Statement[by] John R. Stockton, director [and others]
ContributionsStockton, John Robert, 1903-
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LC ClassificationsHC107.T4 T4464
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Pagination 4 v. in 5.
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Open LibraryOL5789564M
LC Control Number59063223
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Local Heroes We started with a dream where the people suffering from the water crisis would be the ones to ultimately solve it.When it comes to water, there is often too little or too much.

Climate change and growing demand will likely magnify those extremes. While there is no way to predict exactly what the world’s water resources will look like in the future, World Resources Institute has mapped future water-risk scenarios based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s projections for climate change.