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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2017

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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

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

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