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FREE READER ë DOC A Thirsty Land ´ 9781477310311 ´ SEAMUS MCGRAW Ä As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and furious floods that put ever people and property at risk Texas has become a bellwether state for water debates Will there be enough water for everyone? As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and furious floods that put ever people and property at risk Texas has become a bellwether state for water debates Will there be enough water for everyone? Is there the will to take the steps necessary to defend ourselves against the sea? Is it in the nature of Americans to adapt to nature in flux?The most comprehensive and comprehensible book on contemporary water issues A When I told my husband I was reading a book about water rights in Texas he responded sarcastical

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Speople and citizen activists as well as to politicians and government employees Their stories provide chilling evidence that Texas and indeed the nation is not ready for the next devastating drought the next catastrophic flood Ultimately however A Thirsty Land delivers hope This deep dive into one of the most vexing challenges facing Texas and the nation offers glimpses of the way forward in the untapped opportunities that water also presents The author does an outstanding job of explaining complex issues He's a great story teller

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A Thirsty Land Thirsty Land delves deep into the challenges faced not just by Texas but by the nation as a whole as we struggle to find a way to balance the changing forces of nature with our own ever expanding needs Part history part science part adventure story and part travelogue this book puts a human face on the struggle to master that most precious and capricious of resources water Seamus McGraw goes to the taproots talking to farmers ranchers busines This wild and fun ride in Texas on a rollercoaster down into rabbit holes and out into rushing r