The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Ed Barbier (Author)
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Yale University Press
Publish Date
February 26, 2019
5.6 X 1.3 X 8.6 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author

Edward B. Barbier is professor of economics and senior scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University. He is an internationally recognized expert on environmental policy, and has served as a consultant and advisor to numerous international organizations.


''Edward Barbier does a fabulous job educating the reader on the state of water in the world and on ways to address associated water-issues. While the book is written for a non-technical audience, it is essential reading for water professionals and policy makers.'' - Ariel Dinar, Distinguished Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy at the University of California, Riverside.

"Barbier is the go-to person on water and water scarcity. This is a comprehensive guide for anyone who cares about one of the most important issues in this century." - Dieter Helm, Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Oxford and author of Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet

"clear and compelling... recommended reading for all interested in the pressing issue of water scarcity." - Professor Anil Markandya, Former Scientific Director at the Basque Centre for Climate Change.