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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2017

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Media  |  16 Feb 2017

Manila Bulletin // DOE eyes deeper study and assessment of impact of water-food-energy nexus

By Myrna M. Velasco. The Department of Energy (DOE) is targeting to assess and study deeper the full impact of food-water-energy nexus; or what global experts would refer to as the “linkage of a thirsty triangle.” Energy...› more

Media  |  15 Feb 2017

The New York Times // Wind Power Surpasses Hydroelectric in a Crucial Measure

By Diane Cardwell. The wind industry crossed an important threshold in the United States last year, exceeding the generating capacity of hydroelectric power for the first time, according to the main industry trade group, the...› more

Media  |   7 Feb 2017

Okhla Times // Water, food and energy scarcity could lead to World War-III: Oz Professor

Expressing concern over the growing global shortage of water, food and energy, Prof. Akhtar Kalam, Head of Engineering, Leader- Smart Energy Research Group, Victoria University, Australia on Monday warned that this could possibly...› more

Media  |   7 Feb 2017

Balkan Green Energy News // UNECE publishes report on nexus assessment of Sava River Basin resources

Coordinating assessment of water, energy and agricultural needs among riparian countries is the key to sustainable development in the Sava River Basin. This is the main conclusion of the report “Reconciling Resource Uses in...› more

Media  |   3 Feb 2017

Berkeley Student Environmental Resource Center // Reflections of BERC’s Water-Energy Nexus Event

By Gil Navarrete. A summary of the Water-Energy Nexus roundtable at Berkeley, University of California, on 2 November 2016.› more

Media  |   1 Feb 2017

The Land // China's water woes impact food supply

According to the Ministry of Land and Resources 61.5 per cent of China's groundwater is too dangerous even to touch. That means along with being unsuitable for agriculture or drinking this water is unfit for any human contact. As...› more

Media  |   1 Feb 2017

IEEE Spectrum // How Much Water Does It Take to Make Electricity?

By Willie D. Jones. Water plays a number of roles in energy production, including pumping crude oil out of the ground, helping to remove pollutants from power plant exhaust, generating steam that turns turbines, flushing away...› more

Media  |   1 Feb 2017

EurActive // Denmark cracked ‘secret code’ in water-energy nexus, official claims

By Frédéric Simon. Thanks to determined policies, Denmark has succeeded in breaking the seemingly inextricable linkage between water and energy use. But replicating the Danish model at European level won’t be easy, policymakers...› more

Media  |  27 Jan 2017

VirginiaTech News // Undergraduates can work on food, water, energy problems in Switzerland

Virginia Tech's campus in Switzerland is building on 25 years of programming with a new course of study devoted to global approaches to food, water, and energy. In the new program, students will venture onto other continents...› more

MENA  |  , Media  |  27 Jan 2017

pv magazine // Solar PV powers desalination plant in Abu Dhabi

By Ilias Tsagas. Solar PV’s dynamism stems from its ability to take on different forms. An emerging application for the technology is seawater desalination using electricity generated through solar PV.› more

Media  |  26 Jan 2017

UN NewsCentre // UN agriculture chief calls for stronger water management, improved access for small farmers

The head of the United Nations agricultural agency today urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to take steps to secure water access, especially for poor family farmers. › more

Media  |  26 Jan 2017

State of the Green // Ensuring Energy, Food, and Water for All

According to DTU International Energy Report 2016, new approaches and collaborations across sectors are necessary if we wish to meet the increasing demand for global energy- water and food production.› more

Media  |  24 Jan 2017

ET EnergyWorld // Scientists developing solar-powered system to provide safe drinking water in India

Scientists are developing a low-cost, solar-powered water purification system that may help over 77 million people in remote parts of India get access to safe drinking water.› more

Media  |  23 Jan 2017

Desalination // Next Big Thing: Renewable Water Desalination

By Zachary Shahan. Wind is now a mature market that offers the cheapest electricity in the power generation industry. Solar arrived right behind it and might also be labeled as mature now. Electric vehicles and batteries are...› more

Media  |  18 Jan 2017

Water Technology // Solar-powered water recycling’s benefits in food and beverage processing

By Vincent Paolucci and Al Colanero. Changing to solar power and implementing water recycling systems provide effective ways for companies in the food and beverage industry to reduce operating costs and increase cash flow, while...› more

Media  |  18 Jan 2017

MIT News // How engineering students are seeking to solve major food and water security problems

By Carolyn Schmitt. Food and water are two necessities for survival, but what happens when a changing climate in key agricultural regions threatens crop production? Or when the quality of milk cannot be ensured as it is exchanged...› more

Media  |  18 Jan 2017

The Express // Government reviews potential for water energy

If the independent review, conducted by former UK energy minister Charles Hendry, backs the technology, it could provide a boost to a “world first” project to harness the power of the tides in the Severn Estuary. The assessment,...› more

Media  |  17 Jan 2017

The Guardian // Water-energy-food: can leaders at Davos solve this global conundrum?

By Dominic Waughray. Huge demands for water present complicated challenges, but leaders will not resolve these kinds of interconnected risks without a systems approach. › more

Media  |  12 Jan 2017

The Free Press Journal // Integrated sustainable solutions required to solve water crisis

Industrialists, scientists, spiritual leaders and noted experts in the field of water conservancy have stressed the need to bring about integrated sustainable solutions to solve water crisis besides creating awareness among the...› more

Media  |  10 Jan 2017

National Geographic // As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms

By Cheryl Katz. By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry.› more

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