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Climate change as a scapegoat in water science, technology and management
Koutsoyiannis, D., Climate change as a scapegoat in water science, technology and management, EUREAU Workshop on Climate Changes Impact on Water Resources with Emphasis on Potable Water, Chania, European Association of Water and Wastewater Services, Hellenic Union of Water and Wastewater Enterprises, 2008.
Note added on 2010-02-12: The link pointing to the quotation of Sir John Houghton is now broken. An alive link in the same server is http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/ld200708/ldselect/ldeconaf/195/195we07.htm. However, it appears that the quotation is untrue (see http://environment.independentminds.livejournal.com/268431.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_T._Houghton). The correct quotation, which should replace that in slide 6, is " Global warming is now a weapon of mass destruction". This appears in Houghton’s article in the Guardian, http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2003/jul/28/environment.greenpolitics. (Update on 2010-08-22: see also http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/7958485/What-is-the-best-way-to-help-the-worlds-deserving-poor.html, section "An apology withdrawn").
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