Water Accounting: International Approaches to Policy and Decision-making

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Jayne M. Godfrey, Keryn Chalmers
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012 - 318 σελίδες
This groundbreaking book examines the role that water accounting can play in resolving economic, environmental and social issues. One of the most pressing global issues of the 21st century is the scarcity of water to ensure economic, environmental and soc
 

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Introduction
1
PART I Water accounting systems
15
water accounting in Australia
17
development implementation and use
32
3 Water Footprint Accounting
58
evolution of a concept and new frontiers
76
PART II Application and evaluation of water accounting systems
89
5 Water accounting in mining and minerals processing
91
comparing the Australian and the United Nations approaches
162
PART III Contemporary issues addressed by water accounting
187
intergenerational equity longterm investment and water governance and regulation
189
11 Water accounting corporate sustainability and the public interest
203
12 Water accounting and conflict mitigation
221
13 The role of a water accounting system in the avoidance and resolution of international water disputes
236
14 Water accounting issues in California
255
15 Accounting for water rights in the western United States
270

6 Potential for the application of General Purpose Water Accounting in South Africa
106
7 Potential role of standardized water accounting in Spanish basins
123
8 Development and application of the System of EnvironmentalEconomic Accounting for Water in China
139

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