Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and founder of the Blue Planet Project. She is a recipient of Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award and a Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship. Barlow is the author of numerous books—including Blue Gold (with Tony Clarke), Blue Covenant, and Blue Future, all published by The New Press—the chair of the board of Food & Water Watch, and a board member of the International Forum on Globalization. From 2008 to 2009, she served as senior advisor on water to the 63rd President of the UN General Assembly and helped lead the campaign to have water declared a human right. She lives in Ottawa, Canada.

News and Reviews

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Slate includes Blue Future in a round-up of "new science and technology books that are changing the way we see our world"

Books by Maude Barlow

Blue Covenant
The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

Maude Barlow

Blue Future
Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

Maude Barlow

Blue Gold
The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water

Maude Barlow, Tony Clarke