From Civil Eats – Erica Gies’s new book, ‘Water Always Wins,’ documents the promise of slow, meandering water and calls for a radical departure from conquering and controlling water on the landscape. In Water Always Wins: Thriving in an Age of Drought and Deluge, now available for pre-order, Gies argues that the under-tapped knowledge of water’s natural movements are key to repairing a planet plagued by both extreme drought and extreme flooding due to climate change. The book comes at a crucially important time, following the release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which details how countries aren’t doing enough to adapt to climate change, especially its impacts on food and water. (more)