Water Scarcity, Marketing, and Privatization

Glennon, Robert
June 2005
Texas Law Review;Jun2005, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p1873
Academic Journal
Discusses a survey of water shortages conducted by the U.S. General Accounting Office in 2005. Proposals for dealing with drought; Climatic factors that threaten the water supply; Solutions to water scarcity.


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