Books & Reports

Books and reports covering a wide range of water related topics.

 

“Civil society groups and member states have called for the recognition of the human right to water and sanitation within the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) framework. As international organizations representing frontline communities, workers and policy experts, we also call on member states to ensure the push for private sector participation in the areas of water [...]

 

Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and Chair of Food & Water Watch, recently visited Detroit, Michigan in the United States and heard firsthand accounts from residents who were having their water services cut off by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD). This report was produced from information gathered by Maude Barlow, [...]

 

On May 7, Blue Planet Project campaigner Meera Karunananthan addressed an Informal Meeting of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations in New York. The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, with a core group of 30 member states representing various regional groups and with participation from many more [...]

 

Events are moving rapidly to establish the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River as a carbon corridor for a newly aggressive North American energy industry. This poses the greatest threat yet to these waters.

No fracking way

Posted by on March 7, 2014  Tagged with: ,
Mar 072014
 

This briefing reveals how a major trade deal currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, threatens the power of governments to protect communities, citizens and the environment from risky new technologies such as fracking. It calls on the EU and the US to exclude investor-state [...]

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