In recent years, books, papers and media coverage of the global water crisis due to physical scarcities of water have become a growth industry. Is this widely accepted hypothesis correct? It is argued in this paper that the world is not facing a water crisis because of physical scarcities of water, as people with linear and compartmentalized thinking are forecasting, but is facing a crisis because of the inefficient way water has been managed in the past and is being managed in nearly all countries of the world.
Cecilia Tortajada, Udisha Saklani, and Asit K. Biswas, Chapter of the [...]
This summary is drawn from Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy, C [...]
Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2017, International Journal of [...]