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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

Results 161 - 180 / 257
The U.S. Global Change Research Program’s National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021
Media  |  15 May 2012

Climate Science Watch // The U.S. Global Change Research Program's National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021

Assessment of human-environment systems together is so important, the document stresses, because the interdependence of Earth system processes affects ecosystems, human communities, and socio-economic sectors. Key resources —...› more

Scientists urge action on world's biggest problems
Media  |  15 May 2012

Reuters // Scientists urge action on world's biggest problems

Scientists from 15 countries are calling for a better political response to the provision of water and energy to meet the challenge of feeding a world of 9 billion people within 30 years.› more

Solar Energy Brings Food, Water, and Light to West Africa
Media  |  10 May 2012

National Geographic // Solar Energy Brings Food, Water, and Light to West Africa

It's long been established doctrine in international development circles that diesel engines are the most cost-effective tools for pumping water and powering villages. But Robert Freling has been turning that doctrine on its...› more

Eight radical solutions for the water shortage
Media  |   9 May 2012

BBC News // Eight radical solutions for the water shortage

With population rising, how can a water crisis be averted? After two unusually dry winters - which have left reservoirs, aquifers and rivers below normal levels - seven water companies across southern and eastern England are...› more

The Nexus Between Biofuels, Energy, and Agriculture
Media  |   8 May 2012

National Journal (USA) // The Nexus Between Biofuels, Energy, and Agriculture

What role should biofuels fill in U.S. energy policy? And how would that role impact agricultural demands? What considerations, including those of the environment, economy, and energy security, should policymakers keep in mind...› more

Solutions for a Hungry World <<-->> AlertNet Special Coverage
Media  |   8 May 2012

AlertNet // Solutions for a Hungry World <<-->> AlertNet Special Coverage

Explore Solutions through AlertNet's animations and videos, such as "Greening The Ghetto", "What is Food Insecurity?", "The Rice Story", "Land Security brings Food Security" and more› more

Media  |   8 May 2012

SmartGridNews // Energy, water, food: The 3-headed monster we simply can't ignore

But this energy/water nexus, as it's often referred to, is not tomorrow's problem. Water scarcity is already a desperate situation in many parts of the world.› more

Opening the floodgates <<-->> A giant dam is about to be built. Protests are about to erupt
Media  |   7 May 2012

Economist // Opening the floodgates <<-->> A giant dam is about to be built. Protests are about to erupt

In December the Mekong River Commission (MRC), an intergovernmental body made up of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, called again for approval of a potentially devastating dam at Xayaburi in northern Laos to be withheld...› more

Water, food and energy sectors should talk to each other more
Media  |   7 May 2012

Cambodia Herald // Water, food and energy sectors should talk to each other more

An international conference convened by the Mekong River Commission has concluded that the water, food and energy sectors need to talk to each other more.› more

U.S. Lifestyle Is Not Up for Negotiation
Media  |   7 May 2012

IPS news // U.S. Lifestyle Is Not Up for Negotiation

Just before the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, some of the industrial nations, and specifically the United States, were lambasted for their obscenely high consumption of the world's finite resources, including food, water...› more

China’s Looming Conflict Between Energy and Water
Media  |   7 May 2012

Yale E360 // China's Looming Conflict Between Energy and Water

In its quest to find new sources of energy, China is increasingly looking to its western provinces. But the nation's push to develop fossil fuel and alternative sources has so far ignored a basic fact – western China simply lacks...› more

Oil Industry Ponders Future of Energy
Media  |  26 Apr 2012

Jeffrey Hollender Blog // Oil Industry Ponders Future of Energy

Jeffrey Hollender summarises the workshop "Earth 2050: The Food Water Energy Nexus", convened by Shell and the New York Times.› more

William Hague: "There is unprecedented global demand for green innovation"
Media  |  26 Apr 2012

greenwise // William Hague: "There is unprecedented global demand for green innovation"

We have left behind an era in which energy, food, water, and other resources have been relatively cheap and plentiful. Rising demand is carrying us into an age of higher and more volatile prices for energy, food and raw...› more

The megatrends companies must face to meet sustainability challenges
Media  |  25 Apr 2012

The Guardian // The megatrends companies must face to meet sustainability challenges

Systems thinking comes of age as KPMG says environmental, social and economic problems cannot be solved separately. The megaforces that KPMG highlights represent all the usual suspects, from climate change, unpredictable energy...› more

GCC chief calls for strategy to ensure water security
Media  |  25 Apr 2012

Arab News // GCC chief calls for strategy to ensure water security

GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani yesterday called for a futuristic GCC water security strategy for the 21st century, claiming the six-member group is fully aware of the challenges surrounding water as an essential...› more

Kahramaa earmarks QR31bn for new projects
Media  |  25 Apr 2012

Gulf Times // Kahramaa earmarks QR31bn for new projects

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) president Essa bin Hilal al-Kuwari has called upon GCC member states to explore long-term solutions to overcome the alarming situations they are facing on the water issue.› more

Business Must Grasp Opportunities of Delivering Global Growth With Managing Scarce Food, Water and Energy Resources
Media  |  25 Apr 2012

MarketWatch (by Wallstreet Journal) // Business Must Grasp Opportunities of Delivering Global Growth With Managing Scarce Food, Water and Energy Resources

The international business and finance community must take the lead in solving increasing food, energy and water scarcity as population growth and economic development puts greater strains on the planet's resources. This call to...› more

Entwicklungsausschuss beschließt Antrag zur weltweiten Bekämpfung der Wasserknappheit
Media  |  25 Apr 2012

// Entwicklungsausschuss beschließt Antrag zur weltweiten Bekämpfung der Wasserknappheit

Der Ausschuss für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung hat heute einen Antrag der Koalitionsfraktionenzur weltweiten Bekämpfung der Wasserknappheit gegen das Votum der Opposition angenommen. Nach dem Willen von Union...› more

Conference highlights vitality of alternate energy resources
Media  |  24 Apr 2012

Weekly Technology Times (Pakistan) // Conference highlights vitality of alternate energy resources

The alternate energy sources in Pakistan need to be utilized in order to meet the demand of the country. Pakistan is amongst the countries that divert the maximum amount of water for irrigation but has the minimum water...› more

Corporations are Critical to Protect Valuable Freshwater Sources
Media  |  24 Apr 2012

Conservation International Blog // Corporations are Critical to Protect Valuable Freshwater Sources

We all use fresh water every day; however, the fact remains that a large amount of the water used daily in the United States – and around the world – is by companies. That's because water is not only vital to survival, it's vital...› more

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