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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2013

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Wells Fargo Grant to UC Merced will Support Water, Energy and Food Projects
Media  |  23 Dec 2013

Goldrush Cam // Wells Fargo Grant to UC Merced will Support Water, Energy and Food Projects

UC Merced researchers will develop solutions to regional problems that arise from balancing three limited resources - water, food and energy - thanks to a USD 75,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.› more

Access to water is under threat!
Media  |  17 Dec 2013

trust.org // Access to water is under threat!

The water-energy-food nexus in general and water shortage in particular is most likely to be the biggest challenge of the 21st century. To address this challenge, over 36 heads of state, ministers from more than 50 countries as...› more

Water: a litre saved is a litre earned
Media  |  16 Dec 2013

The Hindu // Opinion // Water: a litre saved is a litre earned

Ashwath K. Subramanyan, a 12th grade student who is passionate about water and a Model United Nations delegate for the 4th year, solemn appeals to make the best out of the remaining U.N. Year of Water Cooperation as every liter...› more

The "Food-Energy-Water Nexus"
Media  |  16 Dec 2013

WWF South Africa // Profile // The "Food-Energy-Water Nexus"

The 'Food-Energy-Water Nexus' has become a buzzword in sustainability circles as we increasingly recognise the need to view these three fundamental aspects of civilization as interconnected. WWF South Africa takes part in the...› more

Confronting the Challenges of Food, Water, and Energy
Media  |  16 Dec 2013

Atlantic Council // Strategic Foresight Forum // Confronting the Challenges of Food, Water, and Energy

The Forum's second panel revolved around the question: "Building Up Resilience: Can the Upcoming Food-Water-Energy Crisis Be Avoided?". In this article, a number of inspiring positions can be found addressing technology, forestry...› more

South Asia faces food, water, energy insecurity
Media  |  13 Dec 2013

The Nation (Pakistan) // South Asia faces food, water, energy insecurity

A conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, focussed on a number of development related topics in the South Asia region. Among them was connected infrastructure between Pakistan and India to address the water-energy-food-security nexus› more

Video-Interview with Andy Wales: How can collaboration help solving the complexity of the future nexus challenges?
Media  |  13 Dec 2013

The Guardian // Video-Interview with Andy Wales: How can collaboration help solving the complexity of the future nexus challenges?

SABMiller's head of sustainable development on the changing landscape of sustainability. The biggest victory over the last 20 years has been collaboration and partnerships between businesses and campaigning organisations. Big...› more

The Water-Energy Nexus
Media  |  13 Dec 2013

The River Network // The Water-Energy Nexus

This article by the river network explains precisely the water-energy-climate nexus, and also gives its dimension: It quotes a report by the U.S. Departement of Energy saying in 2006 as much water was used for power generation as...› more

Organisations find new ways to address water, energy and food pressures
Media  |  12 Dec 2013

The Guardian // Organisations find new ways to address water, energy and food pressures

"NGOs, businesses and governments are collaborating to tackle the water, food, energy nexus, but efforts must be scaled up", says Gabrielle Walker, chief scientist at Xyntéo, which works with global companies to identify and...› more

A discussion on biofuel policies: a key link in the water-food-energy nexus
Media  |  10 Dec 2013

LinkedIn // Blog // A discussion on biofuel policies: a key link in the water-food-energy nexus

Biofuels a being pushed by policy makers. But the production of biofuels has quite a few implications on both environment, economy, and poltics in the European Union and beyond. An interesting opinion piece sheds light on these...› more

Space exploration can drive the next agricultural revolution
Media  |  10 Dec 2013

The Conversation // Outlook // Space exploration can drive the next agricultural revolution

Traveling to an setteling on Mars is one of the big challenges of our civilisation, as Nikolaus Correll sees it. The technology which needs to be developed for such an endavour will be useful for life on earth, too› more

Looking Ahead: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Media  |   6 Dec 2013

Coca-Cola Journey // Corporate Story // Looking Ahead: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This article outlines the initiatives Coca-Cola supports in addressing the water-energy-food nexus› more

Food, Water & Energy for Haiyan Affected Areas
Media  |   4 Dec 2013

Global Giving // Fund Raising // Food, Water & Energy for Haiyan Affected Areas

Water, energy and food are the foundation of life and at the heart of emergency relief action. This initiative by Global Giving makes this clear, raising funding to help farming families in five affected areas recover from Haiyan...› more

Climate change: Severe food, water shortage on the horizon
Media  |   3 Dec 2013

The Express Tribune (Pakistan) // Climate change: Severe food, water shortage on the horizon

With a majority of the greenhouse gases to minimize global warming already emitted, South Asia might be particularly hard hit decreases in food production despite population growth› more

Water Energy Nexus: On the many virtues of rainwater
Media  |   2 Dec 2013

Santa Fe New Mexican // Water Energy Nexus: On the many virtues of rainwater

For millennia, humans used rainwater for a variety of purposes, including drinking, washing and irrigation. These days rainwater can be highly polluted – if it falls onto a contaminated roadway or roof – but it is one of our...› more

Veolia expects rapid growth in agribusiness waste
Media  |   2 Dec 2013

Reuters // Veolia expects rapid growth in agribusiness waste

Veolia, the world's largest provider of drinking water, expect the grow by 50 percent to one million Euros. They expect technology improvements as well as regulations to drive the market of recycled wast water, to grow, too and...› more

Raw Sewage and Anger Flood Gaza’s Streets as Electricity Runs Low
Media  |  28 Nov 2013

New York Times // Report // Raw Sewage and Anger Flood Gaza's Streets as Electricity Runs Low

Electricity shortage in the Gaza strip, caused by the Hamas led government cause a pump station to overlood and sewage to run in the streets of Gaza city, causing health dangers› more

Energy-Water Collisions: Today’s Landmark Resolution from the Nation’s Electricity Regulators
Media  |  27 Nov 2013

The Equation // Blog // Energy-Water Collisions: Today's Landmark Resolution from the Nation's Electricity Regulators

Several environment protection organisations have worked on a resolution concerning the water usage of power plants. This has not the power of a law but nevertheless impacts policy making in all states of the USA› more

Vietnam Forum Spotlights Regional Tensions Over Dams
Media  |  26 Nov 2013

Voice of America // Vietnam Forum Spotlights Regional Tensions Over Dams

The costructionn of the Xayaburi dam in Laos was one of the key topics of the Third Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy. Policymakers, activists and academics gathered in Hanoi to discuss the impact of this and other projects...› more

Optimizing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire
Media  |  26 Nov 2013

EOS // Workshop Summary // Optimizing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire

Both nature and society need to be taken into close consideration by policy makers, because climate change and economic development are causing stress on global water, energy, and food resources. This applies in particular for...› more

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