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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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Three-day 10th Gulf Water Conference opens today
Media  |  23 Apr 2012

The Peninsula (Qatar) // Three-day 10th Gulf Water Conference opens today

The three-day conference with the title 'Water in the GCC States: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus' and under the patronage of Minister of Energy and Industry H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, will witness top officials from GCC and...› more

Minister calls for sustainable, balanced development
Media  |  23 Apr 2012

Gulf Times // Minister calls for sustainable, balanced development

The importance of generating adequate drinking water in the region's states to meet the growing demand without causing any harm to the future generations' water needs was yesterday highlighted by Qatar Minister of Energy and...› more

Water, food and energy challenges must be met
Media  |  20 Apr 2012

Business Report (South Africa) // Water, food and energy challenges must be met

Change is never easy and seldom welcomed, but it is again upon us as a nation. Like it or not there are some fundamental truths that we need to start dealing with if we are to reach our full economic potential. Four truths are...› more

Ecosystem economics: navigating the water-food-energy nexus
Media  |  19 Apr 2012

The Guardian // Ecosystem economics: navigating the water-food-energy nexus

When we talk about natural resource constraints on business – such as shortages in water or increases in the cost of energy or agricultural products – we tend to forget how deeply intertwined these commodities are. In the...› more

Getting to grips with the water-energy-food "nexus"
Media  |  17 Apr 2012

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) // Getting to grips with the water-energy-food "nexus"

The 'nexus' has become a popular buzz word to describe the complex linkages among water, energy and food security — sectors that have traditionally remained fairly separate. Talk of the water-energy-food nexus was a hot topic at...› more

Anthony Watanabe on Water and the Future of the Canadian Economy
Media  |  15 Apr 2012

Business News Network // Anthony Watanabe on Water and the Future of the Canadian Economy

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Growing Food Demand Strains Energy, Water Supplies
Media  |  12 Apr 2012

National Geographic // Growing Food Demand Strains Energy, Water Supplies

The northern region of Gujarat State in western India (map) is semi-arid and prone to droughts, receiving almost all of its rain during the monsoon season between June and September. But for the past three decades, many crop and...› more

The Other Arab Spring
Media  |  11 Apr 2012

New York Times // The Other Arab Spring

Tensions over land, water and food: The Arab awakening was driven not only by political and economic stresses, but, less visibly, by environmental, population and climate stresses› more

Ecosystems: One Key to the Water, Food, and Energy Nexus
Media  |  11 Apr 2012

oikos international // Ecosystems: One Key to the Water, Food, and Energy Nexus

Water, food, and energy are fundamentally inter-connected. Before I began learning more about this water, food, and energy nexus leading up to the World Water Forum, I didn't understood the full implications of this.› more

Sustainability Forum stresses on conserving limited resources
Media  |   4 Apr 2012

TechNews (IIT) // Sustainability Forum stresses on conserving limited resources

"As food, energy and water are interconnected; an increased consumption of one resource necessitates an increase in the others, thus amplifying our problem."› more

Reuel Khoza, Nedbank: "The challenges of climate change and the resulting energy-water-food nexus impact all of our stakeholders."
Media  |   3 Apr 2012

MoneyWeb // Reuel Khoza, Nedbank: "The challenges of climate change and the resulting energy-water-food nexus impact all of our stakeholders."

Changing business practices both locally and internationally lead us to believe that the age of accountability has dawned as business starts to face its responsibilities to society and the environment.› more

Water scarcity is the new global warming
Media  |  31 Mar 2012

MarketWatch (by Wallstreet Journal) // Water scarcity is the new global warming

The global director of water stewardship for Coca-Cola Co. says that water risk isn't imminent; it's already manifest.› more

Nepal highlights vulnerability of mountains in climate change negotiations
Media  |  30 Mar 2012

MapLop // Nepal highlights vulnerability of mountains in climate change negotiations

Ambassador/ Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, Gyan Chandra Acharya has emphasized the need to take up the issue of mountains in a holistic manner from the perspectives of the people living there, ecosystem...› more

Why Kids Should Learn About Water, Energy and Food
Media  |  29 Mar 2012

GoGreen Initiative Blog // Why Kids Should Learn About Water, Energy and Food

In science class, kids are taught about the many systems of their bodies, for example: the nervous system, digestive system, and the skeletal system. It is important for them to understand how their bodies work so they can take...› more

Union und FDP wollen Kampf gegen Wasserknappheit forcieren
Media  |  29 Mar 2012

Deutscher Bundstag (German Federal Parliament) // Union und FDP wollen Kampf gegen Wasserknappheit forcieren

Mit ihrem Antrag fordern die Abgeordneten die Bundesregierung unter anderem dazu auf, beim Rio+20-Prozess dafür einzutreten, wirksame Maßnahmen gegen Wasserknappheit zu vereinbaren — „unter Berücksichtigung des Nexus von...› more

Food-Water Nexus, an Important Issue for Canadian Companies
Media  |  28 Mar 2012

Just Means // Food-Water Nexus, an Important Issue for Canadian Companies

While Canada is blessed with far greater water abundance than most countries around the world, growing population intensity and industrial activity is creating stress on local resources. Growing demand locally or from...› more

Pakistan to have its first journalism awards tomorrow
Media  |  27 Mar 2012

Daily Times (Pakistan) // Pakistan to have its first journalism awards tomorrow

Pakistan's first-ever journalism awards are being organised by Mishal Pakistan in collaboration with the leading press clubs across the country. One of the 15 categories is the nexus on water, energy and food security› more

U.S. Intelligence Says Water Shortages Threaten Stability
Media  |  26 Mar 2012

Bloomberg // U.S. Intelligence Says Water Shortages Threaten Stability

Competition for increasingly scarce water in the next decade will fuel instability in regions such as South Asia and the Middle East that are important to U.S. national security, according to a U.S. intelligence report.› more

South Africa’s water future in a crowded, connected and complex world
Media  |  26 Mar 2012

WWF // South Africa's water future in a crowded, connected and complex world

"Water quality and availability underpins both food and energy production, leading us to what is fast becoming recognised as the defining challenge of our generation — the water, energy, food nexus."› more

World Water Day Message: Integrated thinking to address water and food security challenges
Media  |  26 Mar 2012

CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food Director's Blog // World Water Day Message: Integrated thinking to address water and food security challenges

"The WFE nexus is an approach to balance development priorities in a more integrated manner. The approach supports a transition to sustainability, by reducing trade-offs and generating additional benefits that outweigh the...› more

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