Nexus Calendar // Archive 2017

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Water-Energy Nexus Webinar // Water conservation in coal-fired power plants

Webinar by IEA Clean Coal Centre. The vulnerability of the power generation industry to constraints in water availability is widespread and growing, and this is increasing the pressure on power plant operators to conserve water. This webinar will discuss where water can be conserved or recovered within pulverised coal-fired power plants. It will include ways of saving water in bottom ash handling, pollution control (flue gas desulphurisation), and cooling systems.

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Workshop "Extreme heat and its impact on the Food-Energy-Water nexus"

This is one of three workshops by The Belmont Forum, START, Future Earth, and regional partners. These workshops seek to advance skill development in TD research, as well as increasing aptitude for developing proposals with strong TD elements, which is a cornerstone of all the Belmont Forum’s multi-year Collaborative Research Action (CRA), including the recently launched call on urbanization and the food-energy-water nexus.

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Capacity Building

Water-Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency // Capacity Building Workshop for ESCWA Region

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Beirut, Lebanon, in cooperation with the National Oil and Gas Authority in Bahrain under the patronage of the Minister of Oil, will organize a regional capacity-building workshop on 'Water–Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency'.

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Urban Nexus

Urban Nexus // Building a Resilient, Smart and Sustainable City: The Energy-Water Nexus

Energy and water are the world’s two most critical resources, yet their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. Smart, resilient cities are tackling these connection points head on – metropolitan areas like Pittsburgh, known as the “city of three rivers.” Always a center for groundbreaking ideas – from the earliest days as the center for industry to the recently launched p4 Initiative and upcoming Climate Action Plan 3.0, Pittsburgh leads the country as a thriving...

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Info and Matchmaking Webinar of the The Sustainable Urban Global Initiative (SUGI)

This webinar informs about the call for applications with the latest news and also gives the opportunity for Q&A, matchmaking and pitching of projects. Participants are encouraged to prepare a three-minute pitch of their projects and define what partners they are looking for.

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Interdisciplinary AGEP-Winter School // „The Nexus of Water, Energy, Soil and Food“

In cooperation with the Gustav-Stresemann-Institute, the AGEP hosts a Winter School from 15-17 February 2017 under the title: „The Nexus of Water, Energy, Soil and Food”. The Winter School will bring together students from several of our academically diverse AGEP study programmes in order to allow for a multiperspective approach on the issues at stake.

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Choke Points // Global Water, Food, and Energy Crises

Lecture by Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director of FLOW (a water law and policy center), and an environmental lawyer, highlights water, energy, and environmental governance issues. She was the leading force in shaping the “Oil & Water Don’t Mix” campaign to address the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Organised by Circle of Blue.

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Webinar // Food, Water, Climate Change, Energy - Strategic thinking on the most pressing challenges for organisations, companies, and governments

Webinar with Valérie D’Hoedt-Meyer, Programme Director, Executive Certificate Programmes on Environmental Governance of the Graduate Institute Geneva.

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Workshop // Resiliency in Urban Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Discussion on resiliency in urban food, energy, and water systems. The National Science Foundation has established a funding program in Innovations in Food Energy and Water Systems. This workshop is meant to bring researchers together to network and identify potential working relationships.

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Science Café OSU // Sustainability: Water for the Food and Energy Demands of a Thirsty Planet

Science Café OSU is a monthly event at Oklahoma State University that highlights interesting, relevant, and current science research. The events are an opportunity to participate in lively and engaging conversations about science. Each Science Café features a brief presentation by a scientist(s), followed by discussion and questions. Refreshments are provided, and Science Cafés are free and open to the public. No science background is assumed or required.

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