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The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society – 2nd Edition

Arjen Y. Hoekstra, 2019, Routledge, 272 p., £36.99, ISBN:  9781138354784

Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. This new edition is fully revised and updated to reflect continued developments in this rapidly growing field of knowledge.

The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society is a key textbook for students of interdisciplinary water studies and those taking other related courses within the environmental sciences. It will also be of interest to those working in the governmental sector, environmental and consumer organizations, the business sector and UN institutions, where there is growing interest in the water footprint concept.