Nexus News // Archive 2015

Tomatoes get boost in growth, antioxidants from nano-sized nutrients
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Research Project // Tomatoes get boost in growth, antioxidants from nano-sized nutrients

With the world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, engineers and scientists are looking for ways to meet the increasing demand for food without also increasing the strain on natural resources, such as water and energy - an initiative known as the food-water-energy nexus.

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First-Ever Sustainable Energy Roadmap for the Caribbean Launched
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First-Ever Sustainable Energy Roadmap for the Caribbean Launched

Worldwatch Institute study suggests CARICOM-wide energy and climate targets and outlines strategies and initiatives for achieving them

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Quantifying Connections
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Quantifying Connections

Nexus tools translating theory into analysis. By Lesie Lee.

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Pixabay/Broin
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Blog // A World of Extremes: New Thinking Needed to Reconcile Food-Water Choke Points

Food and water are tied to one another fundamentally. But in addition to their biophysical relationship, human systems intervene, whether through pricing schemes and trade agreements or shifting patterns in consumption and taste.

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SEI Initiative on the Water, Energy and Food Nexus
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Initiative // SEI Initiative on the Water, Energy and Food Nexus

This initiative investigates cross-sector linkages to enable those who govern and manage these systems to work together to meet human aspirations sustainably.

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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch)

As momentum builds towards the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals and UN climate change summit later this year, the G7 countries have made a strong statement about the importance of climate security risks.

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Postdoctoral Position: Resilience and vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment
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Job Vacancy // Postdoctoral Position: Resilience and vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment

A postdoctoral candidate with strong social science background and proven training and research interests in urban studies, social practices or networks and flows, and in at least one of the areas of water, food and energy.

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Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities
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Workshop // Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities

The Nexus Network workshop on 'Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities', at the University of Sussex, UK on 29-30 June 2015, will take a critical look the research challenge in addressing nexus issues.

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An Introduction to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arabic Language
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Nexus Basics // An Introduction to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arabic Language

The Nexus plays a crucial role in the Middle East. A nexus approach - specifically, to water and energy planning - can lead to smarter, more resilient development solutions. This article gives an introduction to the present nexus debate in Arabic language. By Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher

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Call for Abstracts on "Exploring Geographic Connections"
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Conference // Call for Abstracts on "Exploring Geographic Connections"

Abstract submission for the conference "Exploring Geographic Connections", organised by the Australian National University and taking place in Canberra, 1-3 July 2015, is now open. The event, organised by the Institute of Australian Geographers at the Australian National University (ANU), focuses on exploring and strengthening the links between geography and the diverse domains that geographers apply themselves. Two planned sessions deal explicitly with the nexus.

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