Water is life. No water, no life. We don’t hear anything about it on the news but our water is being stolen, our access is drying up. Heck, here in California they are talking about relocating a large portion of the population. I’d like to know how they plan on doing that.
There is so much information in this video, it really covers the entire subject. It’s not a definitive work but if you have an interest in our water I would encourage you to watch the movie, and/or buy the book. Then decide if there is something you could be doing. This is an issue that may involve all of us someday if we aren’t careful.
This is what Amazon has to say,
Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, two of the most active opponents to the privatization of water show how, contrary to received wisdom, water mainly flows uphill to the wealthy. Our most basic resource may one day be limited: our consumption doubles every twenty years—twice the rate of population increase.
At the same time, increasingly transnational corporations are plotting to control the world’s dwindling water supply. In England and France, where water has already been privatized, rates have soared, and water shortages have been severe. The major bottled-water producers—Perrier, Evian, Naya, and now Coca-Cola and PepsiCo—are part of one of the fastest-growing and least-regulated industries, buying up freshwater rights and drying up crucial supplies.
A truly shocking exposé that is a call to arms to people around the world, Blue Gold shows in frightening detail why, as the vice president of the World Bank has pronounced, “The wars of the next century will be about water.”
You can watch the movie on YouTube here: World Water Wars