The Colorado River: a lifeline running dry Amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory, Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines examines the battle over water rights in the western US.
It’s not just California facing a future without water. More than 40 million people across seven US states and Mexico get their water from the Colorado River – where demand is now exceeding supplies. Phoenix and Tucson should have never been developed al jazeera says a local.
“Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena.”
Blue Gold: World Water Wars (TRAILER) is a 2008 documentary film by Sam Bozzo, based on the book Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke. Watch Full doc. here.
On August 28, 1928, in the Scottish highlands, began the story of oil. Three men had an appointment at Achnacarry Castle – a Dutchman, an American and an Englishman….
A four-part series that reveals how a secret pact formed a cartel that controls the world’s oil.
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