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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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"Better Land, Water Management Needed to Fight Hunger," Group Says
Media  |  11 Oct 2012

Bloomberg // "Better Land, Water Management Needed to Fight Hunger," Group Says

Smarter use of land, water and energy is needed for the world to continue to make gains against hunger, the International Food Policy Research Institute said today as it released its annual Global Hunger Index. The gauge shows 20...› more

Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story
Media  |  11 Oct 2012

Mode Shift - Keith Schneider's Blog // Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

Tom Friedman, the New York Times columnist, yesterday described the confrontation between population growth and water in China, arguing that a nation developing as fast as that one is bound to hit big economic and ecological...› more

Rethinking the Value of Wastewater
Media  |  10 Oct 2012

Agriculture & Ecosystems Blog // Rethinking the Value of Wastewater

The world's rapid transition to urbanization contributes greatly to the pressure on water, food security, and energy, as the World Water Week Workshop on Securing Water and Food in an Urbanising World explored. We cannot simply...› more

Forget future land and water scarcity, will there be enough farmers?
Media  |  10 Oct 2012

Agriculture & Ecosystems Blog // Forget future land and water scarcity, will there be enough farmers?

With droughts on three continents triggering rising food prices, Malthusian fears are growing about the world's ability to feed a fast-growing population. Do we have enough land? What about climate change? Will we - as the...› more

The Energy-Water Nexus - Using physics and estimation to assess energy, growth, options
Media  |   8 Oct 2012

Do the Math Blog // The Energy-Water Nexus - Using physics and estimation to assess energy, growth, options

The principal challenge of this century, in my view, will be adapting to a life without abundant, cheap fossil fuels. It has been the lifeblood of our society, and turns out to have some really fantastic qualities. The jury is...› more

19%: The Great Water-Power Wake-Up Call
Media  |  26 Sep 2012

climate watch // 19%: The Great Water-Power Wake-Up Call

A few years back, number crunchers at the California Energy Commission tried to add up how much electrical power (and other forms of energy) goes into using water in California. The bottom line number they came up with: 19%. That...› more

Taking a deeper look at food, energy and water
Media  |  25 Sep 2012

Aspen Times // Taking a deeper look at food, energy and water

Valley resident leads public conversation on local issues: Paul Andersen has earned a reputation in the Roaring Fork Valley for being a deep thinker and top essayist on environmental issues. Now, he's trying to get midvalley...› more

Water and Energy: You Could Soon Pay More, or Use Less
Media  |  25 Sep 2012

AOL // Water and Energy: You Could Soon Pay More, or Use Less

Commodity derivatives trading in water? It's not as far-fetched as it sounds, and it may become part of the energy business soon. Water supply is critical to 89% of all electricity generation worldwide, so energy companies need...› more

Building a safe world based on a sustainable water, food and integrity nexus
Media  |  24 Sep 2012

Water Integrity Network blog // Building a safe world based on a sustainable water, food and integrity nexus

Our world is facing an urgent food management crisis that is leading to many continuing to go hungry whilst vast amounts of food are being wasted daily. This is why the link between water and food is of immense concern and this...› more

Interview: Ben Parfitt on the Water-Energy Nexus
Media  |  24 Sep 2012

Water Canada // Interview: Ben Parfitt on the Water-Energy Nexus

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance's Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series is ramping up for another year, beginning with a session that will preview a forthcoming report on the water-energy nexus in British Columbia....› more

Countries need "water balance" concerted efforts
Media  |  20 Sep 2012

Xinhua // Countries need "water balance" concerted efforts

Developing countries need a more integrated water management or a "water balance" that should be adhered to by all stakeholders around the world to preserve this very previous but perishable resource, according to Jae So, manager...› more

Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists
Media  |  19 Sep 2012

The Guardian // Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists

Water scarcity's effect on food production means radical steps will be needed to feed population expected to reach 9bn by 2050. Leading water scientists have issued one of the sternest warnings yet about global food supplies,...› more

Water could spark future conflicts, leaders warn
Media  |  19 Sep 2012

Deutsche Welle // Water could spark future conflicts, leaders warn

Water conflicts are bubbling in many parts of the world, from China and India to the Middle East and southern Africa. A group of former world leaders is calling on the UN to make water a top security concern. As the world's...› more

Wind Turbine Produces Both Electricity and Water
Media  |  17 Sep 2012

ecogeek.org // Wind Turbine Produces Both Electricity and Water

While we usually look at wind turbines chiefly as a cleaner, better source of electricity. But in many parts of the world, electricity is only one of several needs faced by much of the population. In answer to a broader set of...› more

India's blackout exposes choice between water and electricity
Media  |  17 Sep 2012

GigaOM // India's blackout exposes choice between water and electricity

In India, like in the United States, the power sector is the single largest user of water — more than agriculture. Presuming that India could solve its power problems and build more coal, they would run out of fresh water even...› more

Asia's Water Crisis Needs Urgent Fixing
Media  |  17 Sep 2012

Jakarta Globe // Asia's Water Crisis Needs Urgent Fixing

Asia's water crisis is at the heart of the world's water challenges, where the degradation of surface and subterranean water resources threatens the ecosystem. With Asia facing the world's lowest per capita access to fresh water,...› more

No food without water - Food security despite water scarcity
Media  |  17 Sep 2012

KfW // No food without water - Food security despite water scarcity

Agriculture consumes the most water worldwide: the theme of this year's World Water Week in Stockholm was "Water and Food Security". Discussions centered on the question of how agricultural production can be increased by 40 to 50...› more

Climate change challenges power plant operations
Media  |  17 Sep 2012

Washington Post // Climate change challenges power plant operations

Drought and rising temperatures are forcing water managers across the country to scramble for ways to produce the same amount of power from the hydroelectric grid with less water, including from behemoths such as the Hoover Dam....› more

Ludgate Targets Recycling, Water in USD 300 Million Resources Fund
Media  |  14 Sep 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek // Ludgate Targets Recycling, Water in USD 300 Million Resources Fund

Ludgate Investments Ltd., a London-based private equity investor, is seeking to raise as much as $300 million to finance waste-recycling and water-treatment businesses through a second resource-efficiency fund. "The value...› more

Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture
Media  |  14 Sep 2012

Forbes // Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

In a wide-ranging interview with Sanjeev Chadha, President, PepsiCo Middle East & Africa, we discussed the evolving relationship between business and society, water management and sustainability at PepsiCo, shortages and scarcity...› more

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