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Climatic Change

, Volume 100, Issue 1, pp 125–129 | Cite as

Climate change, exponential curves, water resources, and unprecedented threats to humanity

  • Peter H. GleickEmail author
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Climate Change Water Resource Transboundary Water Pacific Institute Global Change Research Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pacific InstituteOaklandUSA

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