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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2017

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Media  |   8 May 2017

Food Integrity Campaign Blog // Bringing Attention to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus was initially discussed at length at a conference in Bonn, Germany, in 2011, but the gist is neither dated nor technical. It is simply a way of illustrating that the things we need and the ways we...› more

Media  |   8 May 2017

Balkan Green Energy News // Findings of Drina river basin nexus assessment presented in Sarajevo

The third and final workshop on Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus and the Benefits of Transboundary Cooperation in the Drina River Basin was held in Sarajevo. The need to coordinate efforts to prioritize investments and to...› more

Media  |   5 May 2017

Forbes // Meeting The World's Food, Water And Energy Needs: A Reason For Optimism

By Daniel Runde. How will we feed the 9 billion people that will live on this planet in a few decades? Will we have enough water for all these people to drink? Will there be sufficient water to grow the food we will eat, and to...› more

Media  |  , South Asia  |   4 May 2017

New Security Beat // Worst Drought in 140 Years Leads to Farmer Deaths, Riots, Policy Impasse in Cauvery Delta

By Keith Schneider. The contest between dwindling freshwater reserves and steadily rising demand has been tightening for years in the Cauvery River Basin, this articleby Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center reports. It is part of...› more

Media  |  25 Apr 2017 // Overuse of groundwater for irrigation is leading India to disaster. Here’s what India needs to do

By Raghu Murtugudde. New technologies provide new opportunities and solutions› more

Media  |   4 Apr 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald // 'Barbaric': Adani's giant coal mine granted unlimited water licence for 60 years

By Peter Hannam. The proposed Adani coal mine, which will be Australia's biggest, has been granted unlimited access to groundwater by the Queensland government in a move farmers fear will drain huge amounts of water from the...› more

Media  |   4 Apr 2017

The Guardian // Climate Change: There’s another story to tell about climate change. And it starts with water

By Judith D. Schwartz. In this time of reckless US action, it’s crucial to shift the narrative beyond despair over fossil fuels and look at water as a primary tool of climate control › more

Media  |  30 Mar 2017

BBC // Food trade drains global water sources at 'alarming' rates

By Matt McGrath. The global market for foodstuffs is depleting water sources in many parts of the world quicker than they can naturally be refilled. The complex trade is increasing pressure on non-renewable groundwater, mainly...› more

Media  |  23 Mar 2017

Eco-Business // Where has all the water gone?

As Asia struggles to meet the increasing water demands of a growing, urbanising population, the depletion of the continent's underground freshwater stores is an unseen but urgent threat, says Asian Development Bank's Yasmin...› more

Media  |  21 Mar 2017

Forbes // For Rising Demand Of Energy, Water And Food, Let Markets Work

By Whitney MacMillan. Commodity markets work better than any other approach encountered—better than the most well-intentioned efforts of government, or the most passionate efforts of even the most committed individuals and most...› more

Media  |  14 Mar 2017

Greenpeace Blog // Biological Restoration of Water and Land

By Rex Weyler. According to the 2015 World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 Report, the water crisis is the world’s #1 risk. The problem is not only the amount of water available in the world’s rivers, lakes, and aquifers, but...› more

Media  |  14 Mar 2017

BORGEN Magazine // Food-Energy-Water Trilemma in Sri Lanka 0

By Blake Cox. Water has quickly become a limited fund for resource managers throughout the world. Consequently, this has created a nexus known as the food-energy-water trilemma. Mass production for growing populations, climate...› more

Media  |   6 Mar 2017

The Guardian // Three wicked problems of the commons

By Dominic Waughray. We urgently need to manage the inter-related challenges of energy, water and agriculture in a changing climate› more

Media  |  , MENA  |   1 Mar 2017

Egypt today // Egypt’s Growing Population Brings Environmental Woes

By Richard Hoath. Egypt’s growing population is putting increased pressure on water and energy – and action needs to be taken now.› more

Media  |  21 Feb 2017

The New Times (Rwanda) // The Nile: A source of energy, food and water for all

By Sam Cheptoris, Chairman of the Nile Council of Ministers, and Minister of Water and Environment, Uganda. River Nile is a transboundary resource shared by 11 countries in the Nile Basin, each with different and, sometimes,...› more

Media  |  21 Feb 2017

Australian Associated Press // Water could power Australia's future

By Katina Curtis/Australian Associated Press. The federal government wants to use taxpayer funds to support new pumped hydro electricity generation across Australia. Only three pumped hydro schemes exist in Australia at the...› more

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

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