Nexus in the Media // Archive 2014

SMOS releases five year data of soil moisture
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Directions Magazine India // SMOS releases five year data of soil moisture

One key to face our growing demands of water, energy and food is the climate-related variable soil moisture. Soil moisture is a key parameter for many processes that occur along the soil-atmosphere interface.

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Relations Between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan Continue Downward
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Silk Road Reporters // Relations Between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan Continue Downward

With frequent disputes over energy, water, and trade, the "brotherly solidarity" between the governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan is all but a fiction these days.

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Global Trends 2030
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CFA Institute Blog // Book Review // Global Trends 2030

The report, Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds, provides a thought-provoking read for any money manager who even minimally considers a long-term view important in making portfolio allocation decisions.

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Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector?
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Forbes // Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)'s report and surrounding events are highlighting success stories and, more importantly, opportunities for the business community to address the energy—water nexus.

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UNECE and Global Water Partnership launch nexus assessment to promote a more sustainable use of natural resources in the Syr Darya River Basin
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UNECE // Press Release // UNECE and Global Water Partnership launch nexus assessment to promote a more sustainable use of natural resources in the Syr Darya River Basin

On Thursday, 4 December 2014, a three-day workshop was concluded on managing the water, land, ecosystem and energy resources of the Syr Darya River Basin.

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Australian Trade Minister To Visit South America
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Bernama // Australian Trade Minister To Visit South America

Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will visit three South American countries from Dec 6 to 13 to promote bilateral trade and investment.

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Senate Committee Approves Legislation on Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy, and the Energy-Water Nexus
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Consortium for Ocean Leadership // Senate Committee Approves Legislation on Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy, and the Energy-Water Nexus

The US-Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources approved the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Act of 2013 (S. 1419), and the Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014.

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Solving California’s drought crisis
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Globes // Solving California's drought crisis

Israeli knowhow can solve California's drought, Glenn Yago and Amir Peleg will tell the "Globes" 2014 Business Conference.

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UNESCO Launches Food, Energy, Environment and Water Network - African Regional Coverage
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veooz // UNESCO Launches Food, Energy, Environment and Water Network - African Regional Coverage

The network stresses the importance of these sectors for human wellbeing and environmental health.

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Japan's Radical Energy Technocrats: Structural Reform Through Smart Communities, the Feed-in Tariff and Japanese-Style "Stadtwerke"
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Japan Focus // Japan's Radical Energy Technocrats: Structural Reform Through Smart Communities, the Feed-in Tariff and Japanese-Style "Stadtwerke"

All developed and developing countries face dense clusters of "wicked problems," particularly on the water-energy-food nexus in an epoch of climate crisis, but surely Japan's are among the most daunting.

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