Nexus News // Archive 2014

We can't expect a reliable energy future without talking water
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Water-Energy Nexus // We can't expect a reliable energy future without talking water

Moving forward into an uncertain energy future, the water intensity of a particular electricity source should be taken into consideration as a matter of course.

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Dry Fields, Dirty Water: Fresh Water in American Farm Regions is in Precarious Condition
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Data Project // Dry Fields, Dirty Water: Fresh Water in American Farm Regions is in Precarious Condition

Circle of Blue, a team of journalists and researchers reporting on water and worldwide resource issues, today launched Choke Point: Index, a dynamic on-the-ground journalism and data project that reveals the globally significant competition between water, food, and energy. The first phase, called "Dry Fields, Dirty Water," explores three critical, water-challenged agricultural regions in the United States, and was announced during the International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi.

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Four Ways Water Shortages Are Harming Energy Production
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Water-Energy Nexus // Four Ways Water Shortages Are Harming Energy Production

In countries around the world, meeting daily energy needs is dependent on water. Finding sufficient water resources to produce the required energy, however, and then appropriately allocating the limited supply, is becoming more difficult.

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Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide
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Launch of "thirsty energy" // Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide

The World Bank is launching a new initiative at the World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi that will help developing countries better plan and manage scaling-up energy capacity to meet rising demand, in tandem with water resource management.

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Experienced Water Postdoc Fellowship COFUND Programme launched by UNESCO-IHE
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Fellowshop // Experienced Water Postdoc Fellowship COFUND Programme launched by UNESCO-IHE

The programme is co-financed by the European Union's Marie Curie Programme and offers 16 fellowships that will cover a research period of 24 months. The first call for applications will open on 1 March 2014, pending EC final approval of the contract.

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
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Conference // Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Start of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

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