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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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Wassermangel könnte Stromproduktion gefährden
Media  |   4 Jun 2012

SPIEGEL online // Wassermangel könnte Stromproduktion gefährden

Der Klimawandel bedroht die Stromerzeugung in den USA und Europa, weil in heißen Sommern das Kühlwasser knapp wird. Ohne ausreichende Kühlung sind Kraftwerke nicht zu betreiben, warnen Forscher. Der Sektor müsse sich dringend...› more

Tödlicher Fortschritt am Turkana-See
Media  |   4 Jun 2012

SPIEGEL online // Tödlicher Fortschritt am Turkana-See

Hunderttausenden Menschen droht eine ökologische Katastrophe: Ein gigantischer äthiopischer Staudamm könnte dazu führen, dass der Turkana-See in Kenia noch weiter austrocknet. Die Region gilt jetzt schon als eine der...› more

Energy efficiency and water sectors outperform global equity markets
Media  |   1 Jun 2012

alfi Talks // Video Interview // Energy efficiency and water sectors outperform global equity markets

The Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry talks to David Harris, Director for Responsible Investment at the FTSE Group, London about Environmental Investing.› more

Conflicts Escalate in Brazil as Drought Drags On
Media  |  31 May 2012

OOSKA News // Conflicts Escalate in Brazil as Drought Drags On

In the first four months of 2012, Brazil has seen 14 murders of rural leaders, farmers and indigenous people in disputes over the growth of agribusiness, a 75 percent increase over the same period last year.› more

UN Guidelines Address "Land-Grabs"
Media  |  31 May 2012

OOSKA News // UN Guidelines Address "Land-Grabs"

The United Nations has issued the first-ever set of guidelines that addresses the displacement of people or their livelihoods in deals made by their governments to lease or sell large areas of land. The Voluntary Guidelines on...› more

Quiz: What You Don't Know About Food, Water, and Energy
Media  |  30 May 2012

National Geographic // Quiz: What You Don't Know About Food, Water, and Energy

How much energy and water go into the food you eat?› more

Sustainable Development Goals for the New Generation
Media  |  30 May 2012

Rio+twenties // Sustainable Development Goals for the New Generation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become a contentious proposal among Member States that are currently negotiating the outcome document for Rio+20. Member States and the international community are looking for the...› more

Innovation "must consider water, energy and land jointly"
Media  |  29 May 2012

SciDev.NET // Innovation "must consider water, energy and land jointly"

More technological innovation is needed to fight growing resource scarcity, but it will only be successful in achieving sustainable development if it considers the use of water, energy and land as interdependent issues, according...› more

The Water-Energy-Food Security Challenge: America As The Global Savior?
Media  |  29 May 2012

Huffington Post // The Water-Energy-Food Security Challenge: America As The Global Savior?

Can the world support the aspirations for food and energy of the 7 billion people that now inhabit it? Will we meet the needs of the additional 2 billion people that we expect will be here by 2050? More than ever, the answers to...› more

How to feed a planet
Media  |  29 May 2012

Economist // How to feed a planet

Why the world needs an agricultural revolution in Africa <<-->> The Economist's Daily Chart› more

How to feed a planet, continued
Media  |  29 May 2012

Economist // How to feed a planet, continued

Today's Daily chart, using data provided by Cargill, is the nearest thing to a snapshot of everything you need to know about feeding the world. It describes whether each region of the world has a food surplus or deficit, and how...› more

Lords debate Food Security Policy
Media  |  25 May 2012

Parliament.UK // Lords debate Food Security Policy

"Agriculture is at the nexus of three of the greatest challenges of the 21st century-achieving food security, adapting to climate change, and mitigating climate change while critical resources such as water, energy and land...› more

UNCCD calls for agriculture to be central to Rio+20
Media  |  24 May 2012

Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) // UNCCD calls for agriculture to be central to Rio+20

Agriculture and a focus on land and soil should be central to both this year's UNFCCC climate talks and the Earth Summit in June.› more

The Geopolitics of Overconsumption, Where Less is More
Media  |  24 May 2012

GMF Blog // The Geopolitics of Overconsumption, Where Less is More

People around the world observe North American and European consumption habits and desire to emulate them. But if everyone were to consume like a typical North American, we would need five planets. Europeans come out a little...› more

First India Water Week Focuses on Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Media  |  23 May 2012

Global Water Partnership // First India Water Week Focuses on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Under the theme, "Water, Energy and Food Security: Call for Solutions", more than 1,000 water professionals from India and abroad participated in the first India Water Week in April, in New Delhi. In an indication of...› more

Tomaten aus der 13. Etage
Media  |  23 May 2012

Tagesspiegel (Berlin) // Tomaten aus der 13. Etage

The world population keeps growing, and with it the demand for food. Students of Urban Ecology at the Technical University Berlin have developed ideas for innovative agriculture.› more

Bring the Water-Energy Nexus to Rio+20
Media  |  22 May 2012

New Security Beat Blog // Bring the Water-Energy Nexus to Rio+20

Global demand for energy will increase 30 percent by 2030, according to estimates, but in regions that are experiencing rapid economic growth, the increased demand for energy will lead to increased demand for water. The...› more

Is environmentally sustainable water, energy and land for all possible?
Media  |  21 May 2012

The Guardian // Is environmentally sustainable water, energy and land for all possible?

Lowering consumption in the developed world, renewables, ending land grabs, a price for natural resources, private sector investment — what's the answer?› more

Science academies call for action on global challenges
Media  |  15 May 2012

Royal Science (United Kingdom) // Science academies call for action on global challenges

National science academies of 15 countries issued joint statements today calling on world leaders about to meet at the upcoming G8 Summit and other international gatherings this year to give greater consideration to the vital...› more

Mekong2Rio <<-->> International Conference on Transboundary River Basin Management
Media  |  15 May 2012

Rural 21 // Mekong2Rio <<-->> International Conference on Transboundary River Basin Management

Prior to the much anticipated Rio + 20 Conference of sustainable development; about 300 participants were invited to the River Basin Management conference in Thailand. Agreed upon among other key areas of discussion, was that...› more

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