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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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Roses In The Desert - How Qatar Hopes To End Its Dependence On Food Imports
Media  |  18 Dec 2012

Le Monde // Roses In The Desert - How Qatar Hopes To End Its Dependence On Food Imports

Food security is at the center of the Qatari government's strategy presented in its "Vision 2030" plan. More than 90% of products eaten by the country's two million residents (of which only 300,000 are Qataris) depend...› more

Japan builds a Galapagos of power
Media  |  15 Dec 2012

Asia Times // Japan builds a Galapagos of power

Rising resource and food costs add to the increasingly constraining effect the water-energy-food nexus exerts on our energy and other choices. Among other things, the water demands of conventional energy - including nuclear -...› more

Tackle the Water Crisis
Media  |  13 Dec 2012

Texas Weekly // Tackle the Water Crisis

The author demands to acknowledge the nexus between water and energy. "Texas has a 50-year state water plan but Texas has no energy plan. The Legislature should close this glaring gap in resource planning by creating a component...› more

Examining how rainfall variability, food security and migration interact
Media  |  12 Dec 2012

Our World 2.0 // Examining how rainfall variability, food security and migration interact

The world faces a serious water crisis, warned former heads of government and experts recently in a book that identifies a multitude of associated security, development and social risks, including food, health, energy and equity...› more

China's Water Reserves and World’s Warming Atmosphere Wait For Natural Gas Breakthrough
Media  |  12 Dec 2012

Circle of Blue // China's Water Reserves and World's Warming Atmosphere Wait For Natural Gas Breakthrough

China, the world's largest energy producer and consumer, mines and processes more than 3 billion metric tons of coal annually to fuel its expanding economy, or 76 percent of China's total energy use. But coal, the nation's...› more

UAE puts energy-water-food-climate nexus on UN agenda at ongoing climate negotiations
Media  |  10 Dec 2012

AME Info // UAE puts energy-water-food-climate nexus on UN agenda at ongoing climate negotiations

The United Arab Emirates hosted COP18's central discussion of the energy-water-food-climate nexus, in cooperation with New York University. The panel, "It Never Rains in the GCC," had identified priority government interventions...› more

IWS 2013: Government Support is the Key to Water Investment and Business Growth, Say Water Experts
Media  |  10 Dec 2012

MENAFN.com // IWS 2013: Government Support is the Key to Water Investment and Business Growth, Say Water Experts

Water governance and investment will be key topics addressed at the inaugural International Water Summit (IWS), which will take place on 15-17 January 2013, as a part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. "The sessions we have...› more

Asia's energy and food security challenges
Media  |  10 Dec 2012

East Asia Forum // Asia's energy and food security challenges

Many Asian countries have been concerned about resource security and whether they will have enough food and energy at an accessible cost, and within tolerable risks, to meet projected demands.› more

Holger Hoff on climate and the water-energy-land nexus in the Middle East
Media  |   7 Dec 2012

SEI // Holger Hoff on climate and the water-energy-land nexus in the Middle East

An integrated perspective could help countries in the region find more effective approaches to climate-smart development, mitigation and adaptation, the SEI researcher says.› more

Climate: Why women are the agents of change
Media  |   7 Dec 2012

United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) // Climate: Why women are the agents of change

Together with the Rockefeller Foundation, the UN Climate Change secretariat has launched a new initiative to recognize the critical role of women in fighting climate change: "Momentum for Change: Women for Results." "Women have...› more

Climate targets will not be met without hydropower
Media  |   7 Dec 2012

IHA // Climate targets will not be met without hydropower

The importance of renewable energies to achieving climate change targets and sustainable development was presented by the International Renewable Energy Alliance (REN Alliance) at COP18 in Doha. Programme Director Tracy Lane...› more

Strong UAE Participation in COP18 in Qatar
Media  |   6 Dec 2012

Khaleej Times // Strong UAE Participation in COP18 in Qatar

Delegates from 150 countries will assemble in Doha, Qatar for the 18th Conference of Parties (COP18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The United Arab Emirates will be an active participant,...› more

UN High-Level Panel Propose New Roadmap for Water, Sanitation
Media  |  30 Nov 2012

OOSKA News // UN High-Level Panel Propose New Roadmap for Water, Sanitation

The African Union and the United Nations Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) are convening a High-level African Dialogue on the Water-Food-Energy Nexus in Nairobi, Kenya on November 29, 2012. The...› more

Arabs can become Modern Energy Leaders
Media  |  30 Nov 2012

The Daily Star (Lebanon) // Arabs can become Modern Energy Leaders

"The Arab world might have some of the most energy ineffecient countries in the world, but if they use their natural and human resources to their advantage they can become leaders in modern energy", Nabil Habayeb, CEO of General...› more

Global Creating Shared Value Forum 2012
Media  |  29 Nov 2012

// Global Creating Shared Value Forum 2012

The GSV Forum 2012 in New Delhi/India on 5 November 2012 brought together opinion leaders from South Asia and beyond to discuss the role business in society, nutrition, water and rural development. This video contains the session...› more

The Stress Nexus: Ensuring Water, Food and Energy Security
Media  |  28 Nov 2012

Earth & Industry // The Stress Nexus: Ensuring Water, Food and Energy Security

Last year, Shell released Signals and Signposts, which analyzed long-term energy scenarios and concluded that we are in an era of volatile transitions at the economic, political and social levels. The stresses building in our...› more

Experts Explore the Crucial Need for Water Efficiency as World Population Soars
Media  |  27 Nov 2012

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) // Experts Explore the Crucial Need for Water Efficiency as World Population Soars

Energy, water, and food are intrinsically connected, and figuring out how to increase availability of one without compromising access to the others will be a demanding policy challenge as global population heads toward 9 billion...› more

Going Green? - 12 Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Food, Water and Energy Nexus
Media  |  22 Nov 2012

ecoCENTRIC // Going Green? - 12 Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Food, Water and Energy Nexus

In the US and around the world, our food, water and energy systems are under tremendous strain (e.g. drought and its impact on all three) and are often in conflict with one another where they intersect - the nexus. Poor policy...› more

Energy, Food and Water Nexus
Media  |  20 Nov 2012

Earth Summit 2012 // Energy, Food and Water Nexus

A blog by Felix Dodds: "One of the vital meetings that input to the Rio+20 Conference was the Bonn 2011 Nexus Conference. The conference goals were to create a better understanding of the interlinkages between the sectors of...› more

Desert Dreams: Can the Middle Eastern Country of Qatar Learn to Feed Itself?
Media  |  20 Nov 2012

TIME // Desert Dreams: Can the Middle Eastern Country of Qatar Learn to Feed Itself?

From seeding clouds with rain-inducing particles to erecting a wall of trees against the advancing Sahara Desert, scientists have long sought to answer the challenge of growing crops in drought-struck lands. Drylands account for...› more

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