AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

WHEN THE RIVERS RUN DRY The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century

by | Read by Tony Craine

Contemporary Culture • 11.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

Listeners can anticipate a strong environmental message about the state of water availability in the world today and in the future. The author dispels simple concepts of the past: that huge dams do only good things and that deeper and deeper wells can solve shortages. The water used or wasted in our homes doesn’t compare to the huge amounts used to grow our food—600 gallons for a pound of rice and 2,650 gallons for a pound of coffee. Narrator Tony Craine lightens the burden by helping listeners absorb the thousands of numbers and the hundreds of geographic locations, making the process seem effortless. His taciturn voice turns the endless minutiae into listenable material, and from it all emerges the shocking lesson the author intends. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2010]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Polity Audio LLC • 2010

DD ISBN $17.47

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×