Partners

The Nexus Platform is enabled by

Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
giz
This project is co-funded by the European Union
close

Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

Results 121 - 140 / 257
Rio+20: Green growth requires a rethink
Media  |  18 Jun 2012

SABMiller Blog // Rio+20: Green growth requires a rethink

One of the themes of Rio+20 is 'green growth'. The first and most obvious question will be 'Can there be such a thing as green growth?' and for me the answer is an emphatic 'Yes' - as long as there is a paradigm shift in the way...› more

Interview: Integrated water management pivotal to sustainable development: UNESCO official
Media  |  18 Jun 2012

People's Daily Online // Interview: Integrated water management pivotal to sustainable development: UNESCO official

Management of water resources needs "substantial improvement and actual reform in many countries," and an integrated management is significant for "the most valuable natural resources," Olcay Unver from the UNESCO's water...› more

Spelman on Rio: Time to "nail the myth" you can't be green and growing
Media  |  17 Jun 2012

businessGreen // Spelman on Rio: Time to "nail the myth" you can't be green and growing

Environment secretary says it's time to shatter the myth that you can't be green and growing <<-->> The clouds may be gathering around the Rio +20 Earth Summit next week with walkouts marring last-minute talks, the negotiating...› more

Rio+20 deal weakens on energy and water pledges
Media  |  17 Jun 2012

BBC News // Rio+20 deal weakens on energy and water pledges

Governments are set to weaken pledges on boosting access to water and energy after a new draft negotiating text was issued at the Rio+20 meeting. The text was issued by the Brazilian host government after it assumed leadership of...› more

Findings and Solutions in the Living Planet Report
Media  |  15 Jun 2012

Global Warming is Real Blog // Findings and Solutions in the Living Planet Report

Richard Matthews on the Messages of WWF's Living Planet Report <<-->> The WWF's Living Planet Report (LPR) is the world's leading science-based analysis on the health of the Earth and the impact of human activity. The ninth...› more

Africa: Rio+20 Conference - "World Cannot Grow At the Expense of Poor People"
Media  |  15 Jun 2012

AllAfrica // Africa: Rio+20 Conference - "World Cannot Grow At the Expense of Poor People"

Recommendations by CARE International for Rio+20 <<-->> According to the CARE report launched today entitled "One Planet - One Future: Equity and resilience for sustainable development", climate change, food insecurity and...› more

UNCCD Calls for Rio+20 to Agree on a Sustainable Development Goal on Land
Media  |  13 Jun 2012

UNCCD Press Release // UNCCD Calls for Rio+20 to Agree on a Sustainable Development Goal on Land

The international community needs to agree on a sustainable development goal with a measurable target of achieving zero net land degradation by 2030. Such a bold decision would enhance efforts in all regions of the world to...› more

The Alarm Is Ringing, Time to Wake Up to Water
Media  |  13 Jun 2012

Huffington Post // The Alarm Is Ringing, Time to Wake Up to Water

No resource is more fundamental than water to the health and security of people and the environment. Yet the alarm bells are ringing as this finite, yet essential, natural resource comes under increasing pressure from growing...› more

Where next for the WEL nexus? Some clues from efforts to integrate in water
Media  |  12 Jun 2012

ERD Blog // Where next for the WEL nexus? Some clues from efforts to integrate in water

Water, energy and land are headline issues in the run-up to Rio+20. The 2012 European Report on Development (ERD), which has its UK launch at DFID on 11 June, and a launch in Berlin on 14 June, puts the knotty problem of...› more

Water-Energy-Food nexus – what is it and how might it be approached at Rio+20?
Media  |  12 Jun 2012

Sustainability@Newcastle Blog // Water-Energy-Food nexus — what is it and how might it be approached at Rio+20?

The Water-energy-food nexus (or other permutations) is increasingly finding itself in the public discourse surrounding development and sustainability. It is a concept that is easy to understand on the face of things, yet like a...› more

Will Water Dry Up at Summit on Sustainable Development?
Media  |  12 Jun 2012

IPS news // Will Water Dry Up at Summit on Sustainable Development?

he headline in a New York newspaper last March captured the essence of a future potential threat to political stability the world over: "U.S. Report Sees Tensions Over Water." The study, a collective vision of the U.S....› more

So much to do, so little time
Media  |  12 Jun 2012

BBC News // So much to do, so little time

"Along with thousands of government delegates, activists, academics, business chiefs and other journalists I'm making my way this week to Rio de Janeiro," says BBC's correspondent Richard Black.› more

Resource depletion: Opportunity or looming catastrophe?
Media  |  12 Jun 2012

BBC News // Resource depletion: Opportunity or looming catastrophe?

Imagine a world of spiralling food prices, water shortages and soaring energy costs. For many living in the world today, this nightmare scenario is already a reality. Even for the well-off living in developed economies, it is...› more

Kandeh Yumkella: four reasons why the world needs to act fast on climate change
Media  |  11 Jun 2012

Ashden Blog // Kandeh Yumkella: four reasons why the world needs to act fast on climate change

Since he was tapped by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to co-lead his global energy access initiative, UNIDO Director General, Kandeh Yumkella, has never missed an opportunity to underscore why access to energy is vital to the...› more

Europe needs policies to decouple economic growth from water and energy consumption
Media  |   8 Jun 2012

Europe's World // Europe needs policies to decouple economic growth from water and energy consumption

What are the EU's policy options? In my view, it's a matter of getting the balance right between a range of long-term, location-specific policies that take a holistic approach to promoting efficiency and penalising waste. These...› more

Improving conflict management where resources are at stake
Media  |   8 Jun 2012

Federal Foreign Office // Improving conflict management where resources are at stake

Important resources such as water, land, energy and minerals are becoming ever scarcer. This is due to population growth and rapid economic development, but also to the lack of suitable forums for conflict settlement and resource...› more

Shell brings the NEXUS to the ASPEN IDEAS FESTIVAL (AIF)
Media  |   7 Jun 2012

Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) // Shell brings the NEXUS to the ASPEN IDEAS FESTIVAL (AIF)

"There is a growing awareness of the Energy-Water-Food Nexus, but the tendency is to consider each issue in isolation. A holistic approach to addressing the Nexus and the related issue of climate change is needed, as are new ways...› more

Bengal nod to extract groundwater divides experts
Media  |   6 Jun 2012

IANS India // Bengal nod to extract groundwater divides experts

West Bengal has allowed more farmers to use electric pumps to draw groundwater to expand its paddy output. Six months later, like many other things here, the move has become contentious.› more

Water for Food Conference Ends with Calls to "Think Big"
Media  |   5 Jun 2012

Water for Food // Water for Food Conference Ends with Calls to "Think Big"

Humanity is in a "race against time" to produce enough food to feed itself, hampered by a false sense of comfort that set in over the last few decades when food supplies generally outpaced demand, said a University of...› more

Switching to a Green Economy Could Mean Millions of Jobs
Media  |   4 Jun 2012

Mother Jones // Switching to a Green Economy Could Mean Millions of Jobs

Tens of millions of new jobs can be created around the world in the next two decades if green policies are put in place to switch the high-carbon economy to low-carbon, the UN has said.› more

Results 121 - 140 / 257