Nexus in the Media // Archive 2013

Vietnam Forum Spotlights Regional Tensions Over Dams
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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 in the Mekong region on environment and society in the Mekong region

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Desert Farming Experiment Yields First Results
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ScienceNews // Report // Desert Farming Experiment Yields First Results

A project to "green" desert areas with an innovative mix of technologies–producing food, biofuel, clean water, energy, and salt–reached a milestone this week in the Gulf state of Qatar. A pilot plant built by the Sahara Forest Project (SFP) produced 75 kilograms of vegetables per square meter in three crops annually, comparable to commercial farms in Europe, while consuming only sunlight and seawater

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World's climate change challenges are interlinked
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Hindustan Times // Commentary // World's climate change challenges are interlinked

It is clear that the challenges the world faces in energy, water and food security are interlinked. Consequently, if strategies have to be developed for tackling one or the other aspect of this integrated challenge we would need to consider comprehensive and critical aspects of managing supply and demand for energy, water and food in a manner that ensures security in each of these

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World will need 40 percent more energy by 2030: Qatar Shell
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The Peninsula (Qatar) // Keynote Address // World will need 40 percent more energy by 2030: Qatar Shell

Qatar Shell's Deputy Country Chairman, Rob Sherwin, gave a keynote at the recently concluded 2nd Doha Carbon and Energy Forum

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Global energy, food needs to be met in pro-environment manner, says Shell official
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Gulf Times // Keynote Address // Global energy, food needs to be met in pro-environment manner, says Shell official

The world will need more energy, water and food by 2030 and ways must be devised to meet these without affecting the environment, Rob Sherwin, a senior Shell executive has said

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Shell inspires collaboration in conserving vital resources at STLC
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Arab News // Conference // Shell inspires collaboration in conserving vital resources at STLC

Shell Lubricants Egypt recently held its third annual Shell Technology Leadership Conference (STLC) in Marsa Alam, Egypt. The convention, which welcomed over 300 top local and international companies operating in Egypt, tackled the pressing issue of global sustainability while undertaking the theme "Energy - Water - Food: In Search of Resilience."

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The world's new megacities must be the drivers of the 'smart' water revolution
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The Guardian // News Feature // The world's new megacities must be the drivers of the 'smart' water revolution

As cities grow to tens of millions strong, accelerated urbanisation coupled with concerns for water security is energising the "smart" water tech market

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
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myway // Report // The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

Green energy is a good idea. However, even the production of green energy has an impact on the environment: Millions of acres of conservation land have been wiped out, habitats destroyed and water supplies polluted as farmers strived to plant corn for ethanol prodction, an Associated Press investigation found

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Water Risks on the Rise for Three Global Energy Production Hot Spots
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World Resource Institute (WRI) // Blog // Water Risks on the Rise for Three Global Energy Production Hot Spots

Energy production and water consumption are highly interlinked. The World Resource Institute's blog present a new report which explored where these risks are highest

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Electric Power Conundrum at the Crossroads of Energy, Climate and Water
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National Geographic // Blog // Electric Power Conundrum at the Crossroads of Energy, Climate and Water

Which is more important: Meeting energy demand, lowering carbon emissions, or conserving water? How about all three?

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