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Resource  |  18 Apr 2018

A Simple Shift to More Sustainable Eating // Plant-based Burger Could Save Emissions Equal to 2 Million Cars

By Richard Waite, Daniel Vennard and Gerard Pozzi. Americans eat approximately 10 billion burgers each year. Replacing 30 percent of the beef in those burgers with mushrooms would, according to a study by the World Research...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  17 Apr 2018

Nexus in the MENA Region // Assessment of the Water-Energy Nexus in the Municipal Water Sector in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

By Homoud Al-Mutrafi, Waleed Al-Zubari, Alaa El-Sadek and Ibrahim Abdel Gelil. This paper performs an assessment of the water-energy nexus in the municipal sector of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, where the electric energy...› more

Policy Papers  |  17 Apr 2018

Strengthening Climate Resilience in Urban Amazonia // Experiences from Tarapoto and the Cumbaza Watershed in San Martín, Peru

This brief presents a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus case study of the Cumbaza River watershed in San Martin, Peru. The dynamic socio-ecological pressures and complex water-energy-food system interdependencies that exist in...› more

Resource  |  16 Apr 2018

Towards a Relational Understanding of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus // Analysis of Embeddedness and Governance in the Upper Blue Nile Region of Ethiopia

By Christian Stein, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Jennie Barron. Given the need for transformative changes towards more sustainable, integrated management of water, energy and food systems, the water-energy-food nexus concept seems highly...› more

Projects  |  16 Apr 2018

Integrating Nexus Research // Nexus Project Cluster

The Nexus Project Cluster” is an initiative that aims to enhance communication, dissemination, and the impact of research and initiatives on the Nexus, which links the fields of water, energy, food, land, and climate. The...› more

Resource  |  16 Apr 2018

Membrane Distillation at the Water-Energy Nexus // Limits, Opportunities, and Challenges

By Akshay Deshmukh, Chanhee Boo, Vasiliki Karanikola, et al. Energy-efficient desalination and water treatment technologies play a critical role in augmenting freshwater resources without placing an excessive strain on limited...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  16 Apr 2018

Getting to grips with the water-energy-food Nexus?

By Alexandra Howe. Global demand for food, energy and water is increasing and these resources cannot be considered in isolation. Chemical engineers play a major role in delivering sustainable solutions at the water-energy-food...› more

Policy Papers  |  16 Apr 2018

Financing for Development // Progress and Prospects 2018

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing Development. The 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development finds that most types of development financing flows increased in 2017, and that there...› more

Tools and Databases  |  13 Apr 2018

Tools // Nexus Tools Platform: An Interactive Platform for Inter-model Comparison of Existing Modelling Tools

By UNU-FLORES. No single modelling tool is available or conceivable that covers all processes, interactions and drivers in the Water-Soil-Waste Nexus. Instead, a vast number of models are available and in use addressing...› more

Policy Papers  |  13 Apr 2018

Nexus and Security // Critical Thinking on the New Security Convergence in Energy, Food, Climate and Water

By Shilpi Srivastava and Lyla Mehta. Not Another Nexus? In recent years, the notion of the nexus has gained immense traction in the domain of natural resource governance. It has captured high interest across academic, policy and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  13 Apr 2018

SDGs // Connecting the Sustainable Development Goals by their Energy Inter-linkages

By David L. McCollum, Luis Gomez Echeverri, Sebastian Busch, et al. While governments throughout the world have already declared the SDGs to be "integrated and indivisible", there are still knowledge gaps surrounding how the...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Apr 2018

Governance // Securing Food, Energy, and Water in India

By Melissa M. Rohde. The food, energy, and water sectors are inextricably linked. However, existing governance landscapes often make it difficult for governments to address and adapt to new and continuing challenges in securing...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Apr 2018

Governance // Water for energy in China

By Liao Xiawei, Jim W. Hall and Nick Eyre. Water and energy are both critical and fundamental to human society’s development and prosperity. They are also intrinsically and inextricably interlinked. This article looks at this...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Apr 2018

Governance // Water markets and the food–energy–water nexus in Australia

By Michael Valli and Alexandra M. Girard. Australia has abundant energy resources and productive agricultural land. Energy and food production, however, depend on water resources, which are scarce and variable on this dry...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Apr 2018

Governance // Bridging ICTs with governance capabilities for food-energy-water sustainability

By Timothy Karpouzoglou, Laura M. Pereira and Samir Doshi. In this chapter, we critically explore the important role that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play in food, energy, and water (FEW) governance. In...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Apr 2018

Governance // Out of sight, out of mind?

By Caitlin A. McElroy. The management of water and mining is local, technical, and tied to human rights for sustainable livelihoods that are contingent on food and energy as well. This results in a significant governance...› more

Policy Papers  |  12 Apr 2018

Policy Paper // BMZ Strategy for Interlinkages between Water, the Environment and Climate Change - Synergies and Conflicts between Goals

By the Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) of Germany. In view of the responsibility shared by all stakeholders for economically sustainable, integrated and climate-friendly development, it is becoming...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  10 Apr 2018

Hydropower // Multi-Objective Optimization for Analysis of Changing Trade-Offs in the Nepalese Water-Energy-Food Nexus with Hydropower Development

By Sanita Dhaubanjar, Claus Davidsen and Peter Bauer-Gottwein. The authros propose a spatially explicit framework that couples two well-established water and power system models to develop a decision support tool combining...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  10 Apr 2018

Governance // Food, Energy and Water Sustainability. Emergent Governance Strategies

Ed. by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye and Alexandra M. Girard. Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  10 Apr 2018

Governance // An Introduction to Food-Energy-Water Nexus Thinking and Sustainability Governance

By Laura M. Pereira and Caitlin A. McElroy. This book explores emerging strategies for governing the natural resources of food, energy, and water. It is only since the 1960s that the governance of these resources has been...› more

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