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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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Forscher prophezeien Ende der Fleischkultur
Media  |  28 Aug 2012

SPIEGEL online // Forscher prophezeien Ende der Fleischkultur

Fleisch ist in den reichen Ländern eine billige Alltagsnahrung. Doch damit dürfte laut einer Studie bald Schluss sein: Das Wachstum der Weltbevölkerung und künftige Wasserkrisen könnten das Schnitzel zum Luxusgut machen....› more

Food for Thought
Media  |  27 Aug 2012

GrowingBlue // Food for Thought

There's no better time than now for the American public to appreciate the "water-energy-food nexus," or as I like to call it, the "liquid triangle of life". To farmers across the U.S., particularly the Midwest, it's painfully...› more

Reducing agriculture's thirst for water
Media  |  27 Aug 2012

Deutsche Welle // Reducing agriculture's thirst for water

The relationship between water and food production is in focus at this year's World Water Week in Stockholm. Climate-related issues like droughts are just one factor putting pressure on the world's water resources. "Water is...› more

Everything is a "Nexus"
Media  |  27 Aug 2012

Compression Institute // Everything is a "Nexus"

Food, water, energy, and health form a nexus of interrelated factors. Food worriers see the long term curves of food supply and creeping demand closing in on each other. Most figure that a crisis will hit in a weather nexus when...› more

Water, Food and Energy: nexus or Lexus? A back-of-envelope analysis
Media  |  27 Aug 2012

CGIAR Water and Food Blog // Water, Food and Energy: nexus or Lexus? A back-of-envelope analysis

As we sail down the road from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville in air-conditioned luxury, we can stare out of the mirrored windows at mile upon mile of dry rice paddy. It is the dry season, and the landscape is a dark brown, the...› more

Water Week chief: Better management, governance needed
Media  |  24 Aug 2012

EurActiv // Water Week chief: Better management, governance needed

Droughts, poor land use and water access have all contributed to recent volatility in food prices and regional food emergencies. To address such insecurity in food supplies, good water management and governance — as well as...› more

World Water Week: A closer look at Water and Food Security
Media  |  24 Aug 2012

IUCN // World Water Week: A closer look at Water and Food Security

Feeding 7 billion people whilst maintaining the health of natural ecosystems and livelihoods is a huge challenge and urgent solutions will be required. During the six day conference, IUCN and partners will look into and discuss...› more

UN calls on nations to adopt drought policies
Media  |  23 Aug 2012

Energy Live News // UN calls on nations to adopt drought policies

Michel Jarraud, WMO Secretary-General said: "Climate change is projected to increase the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts, with impacts on many sectors, in particular food, water, and energy. We need to move away...› more

The Battle for Water - Feeding the thirsty: Why we need integrated thinking on water and food security
Media  |  22 Aug 2012

AlertNet // The Battle for Water - Feeding the thirsty: Why we need integrated thinking on water and food security

The World Water Week 2012 will focus on food security and the global water situation. To bring some perspectives to that debate Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is launching a report called "Feeding a Thirsty World:...› more

Feeding a Thirsty World
Media  |  22 Aug 2012

SIWI // Feeding a Thirsty World

The World Water Week 2012 in Stockholm will zoom in on food security and the global water situation. This is warranted not least from the perspective of the increasing imbalances in global food security. In this article, Dr....› more

Farmers Deplete Fossil Water in World's Breadbaskets
Media  |  21 Aug 2012

nature // Farmers Deplete Fossil Water in World's Breadbaskets

Irrigation has helped farmers feed a population that has now reached 7 billion people. But in many places farmers have overused underground aquifers that have taken thousands of years to form, drawing down the fossil water much...› more

ACWUA joins the Middle East and North Africa-Network of Water Centers of Excellence (MENA NWC)
Media  |  20 Aug 2012

Arab Innova // ACWUA joins the Middle East and North Africa-Network of Water Centers of Excellence (MENA NWC)

The Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) has been chosen to join the MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA-NETWORK OF WATER CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE (MENA NWC) and to lead the water supply and sanitation thematic group. The...› more

The world is closer to a food crisis than most people realise
Media  |  20 Aug 2012

The Guardian // The world is closer to a food crisis than most people realise

Unless we move quickly to adopt new population, energy, and water policies, the goal of eradicating hunger will remain just that. Time is running out. The world may be much closer to an unmanageable food shortage — replete with...› more

Experts mull global system to monitor water resources
Media  |  20 Aug 2012

AlertNet // Experts mull global system to monitor water resources

A global system to monitor management of water resources would help governments secure food and water supplies for the future, a U.N. expert due to attend the World Water Week conference later this month has told AlertNet....› more

China's coal expansion may spark water crisis, warns Greenpeace
Media  |  20 Aug 2012

The Guardian // China's coal expansion may spark water crisis, warns Greenpeace

China's plan to rapidly expand large coal mines and power plants in its arid northern and western provinces threatens to drain precious water supply and could trigger a severe water crisis, a report by environmental activists...› more

Poo power celebrated as solar toilet wins sanitation prize
Media  |  19 Aug 2012

The Guardian // Poo power celebrated as solar toilet wins sanitation prize

Human waste attracts less funding than other development projects but Reinvent the Toilet challenge recognises that better hygiene can cut healthcare costs and prevent early deaths. A solar powered toilet that breaks down water...› more

WASH Media Award: Six journalists win prestigious media awards geared towards improving reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene
Media  |  17 Aug 2012

World Water Week News // WASH Media Award: Six journalists win prestigious media awards geared towards improving reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene

Media in general and journalists in particular are key partners for sanitation, hygiene and water sector professionals in their awareness raising, advocacy and behaviour change work. Journalists play a central role in the...› more

To solve climate change, let's move beyond climate change
Media  |  13 Aug 2012

The Guardian // To solve climate change, let's move beyond climate change

Water, energy, food - these three issues are the essential holy trinity of environmental sustainability. They are maddeningly intertwined and their effect reaches everyone — private, public, and social sectors alike. Because...› more

AfDB approves EUR 690,000 African Water Facility grant for Kenyan pastoralists
Media  |  13 Aug 2012

Ghana Business News // AfDB approves EUR 690,000 African Water Facility grant for Kenyan pastoralists

The Kenya project is one of six case studies conducted in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda designed to evaluate the performance of rainwater harvesting systems in the region with the aim of promoting "best practices" in water...› more

Effectively embracing the water-energy nexus. The role of collective action
Media  |  10 Aug 2012

Deloitte Sustainable Business Blog // Effectively embracing the water-energy nexus. The role of collective action

Bridging the gap between energy supply and demand and the parallel strains on water resources, should be addressed by approaching the water-energy nexus from both sides of the equation. And it is more than a pricing and cost...› more

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