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Protecting the World’s Water Resources

October 24, 2013

Child in Sao Tome and Principe. One of the challenges of the 21st century remains universal access to safe water, says Gleick (Photo: Asael/Corbis)

Water is the one resource we cannot live without. Yet, in some parts of the world, it remains inaccessible to many. To coincide with his article in September’s “Finance & Development,” Peter Gleick argues that we need to radically change how we consume this vital resource.

Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute