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By Maude Barlow

ISBN-10: 1770413553

ISBN-13: 9781770413559

Passionate and cogent, this is able to be an important e-book of the yr for Canadians

We are complacent. We indulge in the concept that Canada holds 20% of the world’s clean water — water crises face different international locations, yet no longer ours. lets now not be extra unsuitable. In Boiling Point, bestselling writer and activist Maude Barlow lays naked the problems dealing with Canada’s water reserves, together with long-outdated water legislation, unmapped and unprotected groundwater reserves, agricultural toxins, industrial-waste dumping, boil-water advisories, and the results of deforestation and weather swap. this may be the defining factor of the arriving decade, and so much people do not know that it's on our own doorstep.

Barlow is likely one of the world’s leading water activists and he or she has been at the entrance traces of the world’s water crises for the earlier two decades. She has obvious first-hand the size of the water difficulties dealing with a lot of the realm, but in addition a number of the ideas which are being utilized. In Boiling Point, she brings this wealth of expertise and services domestic to craft a compelling blueprint for Canada’s water security.

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