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Virtual Water: Tackling the Threat to Our Planet's Most Precious Resource

Virtual Water Tackling the Threat to Our Planet s Most Precious Resource How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee The answer may shock you liters That s the true amount of water used in growing producing packaging and shipping the beans you use to make yo

  • Title: Virtual Water: Tackling the Threat to Our Planet's Most Precious Resource
  • Author: Tony Allan
  • ISBN: 9781845119843
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Paperback
  • How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee The answer may shock you 140 liters That s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging, and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee Your lunchtime hamburger takes 2,400 liters and that favorite pair of blue jeans a whopping 11,000 liters In fact, all the goods we buy from food to cHow much water does it take to make a cup of coffee The answer may shock you 140 liters That s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging, and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee Your lunchtime hamburger takes 2,400 liters and that favorite pair of blue jeans a whopping 11,000 liters In fact, all the goods we buy from food to clothing to computers have a water cost in the form of virtual water the powerful new concept that reveals the hidden facts of our real global water consumption At a time when the world s resources are being used up at increasingly alarming rates what can we do to help tackle the threat to our planet s most precious resource World water expert Tony Allan creator of the virtual water concept shows the way In this stimulating and enjoyable book, he exposes the real impact of our modern lifestyle and shows how we as individuals, and governments globally, can make a vital contribution to managing our water use in a sustainable and planet friendly way.

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    1 thought on “Virtual Water: Tackling the Threat to Our Planet's Most Precious Resource

    1. Pop writing, so really easy to read. Overdramatic, in some sections, but generally a really interesting read.

    2. كلنا يعرف عن حروب الماء المتوقعة والتي لم تحدث ولا يبدو على قول الكاتب أنها ستحدث. ولايعني هذا أنه لاتوجد مشكلة حقيقية بخصوص الماء. ولكن فكرة الماء الافتراضي Virtual Water أو المخفي هي السبب وراء عدم حدوث الحروب، وهي الحل لمشاكل الماء! وهي فكرة بسيطة فلو لم يكن لديك الماء الكافي لزر [...]

    3. Even though I found the topic itself highly interesting, this book took a lot to finish it.The author clearly likes to hear himself speak. I bet a third of the book could have been omitted, without losing one bit of information. That is how much got repeated over and over and over again. It got, to use a phrase the author used more often than I can remember, boring at best, annoying at worst.The core-information of this book is interesting and important, but I would still look for another one.

    4. Important topic, but the writing style just didn't work for me. There was just too much filler that detracted from the core messages of the book.

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