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Nexus News // Archive 2014

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News  |  30 Oct 2016

India // Protecting food, energy, and livelihoods in Punjab through water-efficient agriculture

By Mary O'Neill. The state of Punjab spearheaded the Green Revolution that has transformed Indian agriculture. Encouraged by price guarantees, expanded irrigation, and the introduction of high-yielding crop varieties, Punjabi...› more

Planned Outcomes and Side Events for 2015 Nexus Conference
News  |  23 Dec 2014

Chapel Hill Nexus Conference // Planned Outcomes and Side Events for 2015 Nexus Conference

The forthcoming "Nexus Conference on Water, Food, Climate and Energy", taking place in Chapel Hill/USA on 15-17 March 2015 is now accepting side event requests. The conference organisers have also drafted a list of planned...› more

Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector?
News  |  19 Dec 2014

Water-Energy Nexus // Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector?

The business world is quickly beginning to understand the intersection of the water sector and the energy sector and the significant impact they have on business operations. In the commercial, industrial, and institutional...› more

New Urban Nexus Study published by German Development Cooperation and ICLEI
News  |  18 Nov 2014

Urban Nexus // New Urban Nexus Study published by German Development Cooperation and ICLEI

"Operationalizing the Urban NEXUS: Towards resource efficient and integrated cities and metropolitan regions" highlights benefits of Urban NEXUS approach for resource optimization in cities around the world.› more

Operationalizing the Urban Nexus
News  |  18 Nov 2014

Study // Operationalizing the Urban Nexus

published by The German Development Cooperation and ICLEI› more

SEI's Asia Centre's 10th Anneriversary: Focus on the Nexus
News  |  17 Nov 2014

Anniversary // SEI's Asia Centre's 10th Anneriversary: Focus on the Nexus

Prominent policy-makers and researchers from across the Asia-Pacific region will join SEI on 17 November to celebrate the Asia Centre's 10th anniversary. Established in January 2004, SEI Asia's work focusses on two key areas:...› more

Call for Papers: Book on "Sustainable Water Management in Inland and Transboundary River Basins"
News  |  17 Nov 2014

Water-Sustainability Nexus // Call for Papers: Book on "Sustainable Water Management in Inland and Transboundary River Basins"

The book, edited by Walter Leal and Vakur Sumer, is intended to provide a notable contribution towards addressing the growing need for high-quality, interdisciplinary papers, which can be used not only as a valuable information...› more

Call for Papers for Conference on Emerging Challenges in Business for Global Sustainability in India
News  |  14 Nov 2014

Call for Papers // Call for Papers for Conference on Emerging Challenges in Business for Global Sustainability in India

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, India invites full length papers to be presented at the International Conference on Emerging Challenges in...› more

Tackling the water-energy-food nexus without reinventing the wheel
News  |  11 Nov 2014

Opinion // Tackling the water-energy-food nexus without reinventing the wheel

Does a shift in global policy debates toward the "water-energy-food security nexus" — that is, looking at competition over natural resources to provide for these vital needs — translate into any real change in the way water is...› more

Beating water and land shortages in the Middle East and north Africa
News  |  , MENA  |   6 Nov 2014

The Nexus in the Arab Region // Beating water and land shortages in the Middle East and north Africa

Focusing on the nexus between scarce resources is the only route to sustainable supplies of water, food and energy. A new initiative by the Stockholm Environment Institute, Texas A&M and Chatham House will act as a hub for...› more

Odd one out
News  |   3 Nov 2014

River Management // Odd one out

If rivers run dry or we pollute them, it's not just wildlife that suffers; water companies, farmers and power utilities are affected too. The trade-offs referred to in abstract food-water-energy nexus debates often take tangible...› more

The Water Risk Filter by WWF
News  |  29 Oct 2014

Nexus Tools // The Water Risk Filter by WWF

The Water Risk Filter - developed by World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) in collaboration with German development bank Deutsche Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) - is a free, online tool that allows investors and companies from all...› more

News  |  23 Oct 2014

Seminar Series // Water, energy and food security towards Expo 2015. The challenge of large-scale land acquisitions

The purpose of the seminar series is to discuss the identified issues by attracting contributions from leading international scientists active in this field of enquiry. The duration of each seminar is 3 hours. Participation to...› more

Benefits of Clean Power Plan Are Measureable - Drop for Drop
News  |  18 Oct 2014

Water-Energy Nexus // Benefits of Clean Power Plan Are Measureable - Drop for Drop

What if I told you that with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which controls the power grid for roughly 80 percent of the state, could save more than 60,000 acre-feet (or nearly 21...› more

Thirsty Food Story: Grasping the Invisible Ingredient
News  |  17 Oct 2014

Water-Food Nexus // Thirsty Food Story: Grasping the Invisible Ingredient

Every food item we eat needs water for its production, but different foods require different amount of water. What do you think consumes more water: a steak, a glass of milk, a piece of bread or a cucumber? The short answer to...› more

News  |  14 Oct 2014

Call for participants // Water Energy Food Nexus Sandpit

In response to the nexus challenges the EPSRC is leading a sandpit in the water-energy-food nexus with the aim of enabling UK researchers to perform transformative work, potentially adopting revolutionary approaches to the...› more

Last Call for Abstracts for the Nexus Conference 2015 in Chapel Hill
News  |   9 Oct 2014

Nexus Conference 2015 // Last Call for Abstracts for the Nexus Conference 2015 in Chapel Hill

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 Oct 2015. The Nexus 2015 conference will again have an opportunity to input to the Sustainable Development Goals process and will bring together governments, intergovernmental...› more

UK's EPSRC calls for participants in a five-day sandpit focused on the Water Energy Food Nexus
News  |   7 Oct 2014

Call // UK's EPSRC calls for participants in a five-day sandpit focused on the Water Energy Food Nexus

In response to nexus challenges EPSRC, with input from other research councils, is running a sandpit in the water energy food nexus in order to try to engender a radical change in the research undertaken in this field in the UK....› more

News  |  29 Sep 2014

Conference Alert // Water-Energy-Food Nexus Forum, Brisbane/Australia

 

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Two Important Resources Come Together With Water-Energy Nexus
News  |  23 Sep 2014

Save Energy // Two Important Resources Come Together With Water-Energy Nexus

When we think about water deficiency, we don't necessarily consider how it might be related to our energy consumption. However, water and energy are highly connected to one another. - by Anna Hahnemann› more

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