Boiling Point

Boiling Point

Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada's Water Crisis

eBook - 2016
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Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians. We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world's fresh water - water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing Canada's water reserves, including long-outdated water laws, unmapped and unprotected groundwater reserves, agricultural pollution, industrial-waste dumping, boil-water advisories, and deforestation and climate change.
Publisher: Toronto :, ECW Press,, 2016
ISBN: 9781770909472
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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darlenestrom
Apr 16, 2017

Also there are a number of other books of Maude Barlow that are worth the read. Too close for comfort, Canada's Future within Fortress North America which explains just how complicated it is for the us to protect our water.
We all need to be pressuring the present government to REINSTATE the laws protecting our lakes, rivers and streams, laws that were stripped away by the conservatives for, of course, the convenience of the private sector business community.

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badgirls
Sep 05, 2016

The latest from activist and author Maude Barlow.
Barlow is probably the most famous water activist in the world. She has received acclaim here and internationally for her work in bringing attention to the water crisis.
Barlow documents how our water is being destroyed at an unprecedented rate by fracking, industrialization by the big Corporations, privatization, Government neglect etc.
As well as 'sounding the alarm', Barlow also offers solutions that can work.
Read this book and take action, we need to protect water from those who would destroy it.
Access to clean water is a human right-without it we all die.
Water is life!

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