A summary for policy makers// more
3: Water in a Changing World// more
The Water Security report of the World Economic Forum clarifies the interdependency of water and economic growth across the water-energy-food-climate nexus and outlines the water security challenges of a business-as-usual scenario in water management. The report gives an overview of current debate and demonstrates the challenges that will develop if water management is not improved in the short term.
The World Policy Institute's policy paper "The Water-Energy Nexus" sets out the linkages between energy production and water, and water provision and energy. The growing challenges of water scarcity and meeting future energy demands have multifaceted consequences for policies, business, security, environment, justice, development, and sustainability.