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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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EDF's Wolf Calls For Three Sectors, Water-Energy-Food, To Be Governed By One Policy
Media  |  23 Mar 2012

Forbes // EDF's Wolf Calls For Three Sectors, Water-Energy-Food, To Be Governed By One Policy

"Clearly at the end of the day if you want to provide water, energy and food to a household, the nexus between them is evident."› more

Water, energy and food security: from silo thinking to systemic approaches
Media  |  22 Mar 2012

UNCCD News // Water, energy and food security: from silo thinking to systemic approaches

Every single global environmental challenge encompasses a high level of complexity. Land degradation and desertification are no exception. Their solution must be sought in a range of disciplines: geology, microbiology,...› more

Media  |  22 Mar 2012

SABMiller Blog // A World Water Day question: How do we do more with less?, asks Andy Wales of SABMiller

The theme of this year's World Water Day is Water and Food Security, and its aim is to encourage us all to be more aware of the amount of water we "drink" through the food we eat - for example, producing 1 kilogram of beef uses...› more

Millennium Villages shed light on water security on World Water Day
Media  |  21 Mar 2012

State of the Planet <<-->> Earth Institute Blog // Millennium Villages shed light on water security on World Water Day

Lessons from the Millennium Villages Project can lead the way forward. Based in the poorest and most challenging environments in sub-Saharan Africa, the 14 Millennium Villages have increased food production and crop...› more

Why don't we love water anymore?
Media  |  20 Mar 2012

Mail and Guardian (South Africa) // Why don't we love water anymore?

"The water-food-energy nexus is at the heart of any country."› more

Green Economy: Roadmaps, Routes and Destinations
Media  |  20 Mar 2012

Planet under Pressure - Conference Blog // Green Economy: Roadmaps, Routes and Destinations

We need green economy roadmaps with "concrete goals and benchmarks of progress" and we need them fast, according to the zero draft of the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20....› more

Innovationsbeirat diskutiert Wasser-, Energie- und Ernährungssicherheit
Media  |  20 Mar 2012

EPO.de // Innovationsbeirat diskutiert Wasser-, Energie- und Ernährungssicherheit

Der Innovationsbeirat des Bundesministeriums für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) tagt am Dienstag im Bonner Hauptsitz des Ministeriums. Thema der Sitzung sind die drei zentralen Zukunfts-Herausforderungen...› more

Joined-up thinking on water, energy and food
Media  |  19 Mar 2012

IRIN Global // Joined-up thinking on water, energy and food

Africa's third longest river, the Niger, is a source of water, food and energy for nine West African countries. But frequent droughts induced by a changing climate, and exacerbated by rapidly growing demand, pose a threat to...› more

The food-water-energy nexus – Pakistan walking a tightrope
Media  |  19 Mar 2012

The Express Tribune (Pakistan) // The food-water-energy nexus — Pakistan walking a tightrope

Globalisation has reshaped the world today, making it more interconnected and interdependent. Unfortunately, its benefits have not been equally distributed across countries. Business is surrounded by issues of disparity and...› more

Germany Continues to Lead on Water, Energy, Food Nexus
Media  |  15 Mar 2012

OOSKA News // Germany Continues to Lead on Water, Energy, Food Nexus

The German government continued its policy emphasis on the importance of water, food and energy interlinkages at the World Water Forum today. An audience was briefed on the key messages from November's Bonn2011 Conference: The...› more

Food, Energy and Water: The Nexus Determining Our Future
Media  |  15 Mar 2012

oikos international // Food, Energy and Water: The Nexus Determining Our Future

"Never had I imagined before that representatives of countries, international organizations, and private and public sectors would agree on unifyng and synchronizing their efforts under the threat of a common enemy: Water...› more

Ghana to celebrate World Water Day in Asutuare
Media  |  15 Mar 2012

GhanaWeb // Ghana to celebrate World Water Day in Asutuare

This year World Water Day celebration in Ghana would be climax with a durbar at Asutuare in the Dangbe West District of the Greater Accra Region, and crowned with the hoisting of the United Nations (UN) and Ghana flags.› more

Media  |  15 Mar 2012

MSNBC // Experts: 30 to 50 percent of world's food thrown away

"No matter how sustainable the farming is, if the food's not getting eaten, it's not sustainable and it's not a good use of our resources." Cleaning your plate may not help feed starving children today, but the time-worn advice...› more

Climate, food pressures require rethink on water: U.N
Media  |  15 Mar 2012

Reuters // Climate, food pressures require rethink on water: U.N

 

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UN to propose planetary regulations of water, food
Media  |  15 Mar 2012

FoxNews // UN to propose planetary regulations of water, food

An environmental report issued by an agency of the United Nations last month has some critics sounding the alarm, saying it is a clarion call for "global governance" over how the Earth is managed.› more

Controversial dam projects – in pictures
Media  |  14 Mar 2012

The Guardian // Controversial dam projects — in pictures

The Guardian takes a look at some of the world's most contentious dam projects, from the Three Gorges in China to Brazil's Belo Monte dam› more

Media  |  13 Mar 2012

Environment News Service // Water Scarcity Threatens Much of the World, UN Report

Issued every three years since 2003 at the triennial World Water Forum, the UN World Water Development Report offers an overview of the state of the world's freshwater resources and aims to provide decision makers with the tools...› more

Media  |  13 Mar 2012

Water Canada // Feeding a Thirsty World

"The world is thirsty because we are hungry." Such is the tagline for World Water Day, set for March 22. With a focus on Food Security, the United Nations is highlighting how water is connected to much wider economic and societal...› more

Research reveals carbon footprint caused by China's irrigation system
Media  |  13 Mar 2012

University of East Anglia (UK) // Research reveals carbon footprint caused by China's irrigation system

China's groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year <<-->> according to research from the University of East Anglia› more

Media  |  13 Mar 2012

GreenBiz // The 7 keys to sustainable cities

Cities are where we build our most ambitious and symbolic structures, where we come together to share experiences and exchange capital, goods and ideas, and where we go in search of a better life. At the city level, more so than...› more

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