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Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Jun 2017

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in East Asia // A Tele-connected Value Chain Analysis Using Inter-Regional Input-Output Analysis

By David J. White, Klaus Hubacek, Feng Kuishuang, Sun Laixiang and Bo Meng. This analysis demonstrates the hidden virtual flows of water, energy, and food embodied in intra-regional and transnational inter-regional trade. China’s...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Jun 2017

Perspectives on the Nexus // Water, Energy and Food Security in an Era of Climate Change

By Larry A. Swatuk and Corrine Cash. The article is an introduction to a collection that highlights the many and varied ways of analysing and understanding the outcomes of particular resource access, allocation and use decisions....› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  19 Jun 2017

Co-exploring the Water-Energy-Food Nexus // Facilitating Dialogue through Participatory Scenario Building

By Oliver W. Johnson and Louise Karlberg. This paper presents insights on how participatory scenario-building processes can create space for dialogue amongst stakeholders with differing knowledge, experience, priorities, and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  14 Jun 2017

Resources, Services and Risks // How Can Data Observatories Bridge The Science-Policy Divide in Environmental Governance?

By Reza Ardakanian, Mathew Kurian, Kristin Meyer, L. Gonçalves Veiga. This book discusses the role of observatories in supporting evidence-based decision-making. The book focuses on issues of data accessibility, monitoring...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Jun 2017

Solar Energy // Directing solar photons to sustainably meet food, energy, and water needs

By Emre Gençer, Caleb Miskin, Xingshu Sun, M. Ryyan Khan, Peter Bermel, M. Ashraf Alam and Rakesh Agrawal. To overcome the "Full Earth" challenge, the authors propose the utilization of the entire solar spectrum by redirecting...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  29 May 2017

Urban Nexus // The food-energy-water nexus and urban complexity

By Patricia Romero-Lankao, Timon McPhearson, Debra J. Davidson. While tackling interdependencies among food, energy, and water security is promising, three fundamental challenges to effective operationalization need addressing:...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  26 May 2017

SDGs // A Guide to SDG Interactions: From Science to Implementation

By the Internation Council for Science (ICSU). The report offers a blueprint to help countries implement and achieve the 17 goals and the 169 targets that sit underneath them. The ICSU report is a first-of-its-kind attempt to...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Shale Gas Development and Drinking Water Quality

By Elaine Hill and Lala Ma. Recent studies have linked shale gas development (SGD) to ground water contamination. The extent of these environmental externalities, to date, remains uncertain. To address this gap, we examine...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Research // Possible pathways and tensions in the food and water nexus

By R. Quentin Grafton, John William and Qiang Jiang. “Bottom-up” field-based, crop-hydrological models are used to estimate food production and irrigation water extractions under multiple scenarios of water and nitrogen use and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Water saving potentials and possible trade-offs for future food and energy supply

By Kerstin Damerau, Anthony G. Patt and Oscar P.R. van Vliet. The sufficient supply of food and energy requires large amounts of fresh water. Mainly required for irrigation, but also processing and cooling purposes, water is one...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  22 May 2017

Book // Multifunctional Land-Use Systems for Managing the Nexus of Environmental Resources

Ed. by Lulu Zhang and Kai Schwärzel. The authors claim this is the first book to provide a general overview of Chinese land-policy development and implementation, and highlights the problems and imbalances in the current land...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  18 May 2017

DNC2017 // Bridging the Water and Food Gap: The Role of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Rabi H. Mohtar, Amjad T. Assi and Bassel T. Daher. This paper introduces a WEF Nexus approach based on a theory of holistic systems. It is a hierarchal approach that begins with localizing the food security issue by taking...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  15 May 2017

Research // Regulating the water-energy-food nexus: Interdependencies, transaction costs and procedural justice

By Shaun Larcom and Terry van Gevelt. There have been calls for an overhaul of regulatory and governance frameworks to incorporate the implications of the water-energy-food nexus. The authors map one small component of the...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  11 May 2017

Awareness of the Food–Energy–Water Nexus and Public Policy Support in the United States: Public Attitudes Among the American People

By Kent E. Portney, Bryce Hannibal, Carol Goldsmith, Peyton McGee, Xinsheng Liu and Arnold Vedlitz. Most research into the connections between water and energy, water and food, and food and energy has been scientific and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Fact Sheet // Programa Diálogo Regional Nexo en América Latina y el Caribe

Políticas públicas para la gestión de las interconexiones entre agua, energía y alimentación› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Forthcoming // The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy...› more

Resource  |   8 May 2017

Nexus Outlook Report // A Collection of Nexus Case Studies from Latin America, Africa and Asia

TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences has issued a report illustratively highlighting resource use challenges across many case studies. The report entails a range of easily digestible small nexus assessments, in-depth focus...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   3 May 2017

Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A Coupled Simulation and Optimization Framework

By Ali Karnib. This paper describes a framework for integrating quantitative WEF nexus simulation model (the Q-Nexus Model) with an optimization tool, which will give policy makers the ability to compromise best policy options...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 Apr 2017

Research // Climate Policy and the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: A Model Linkage Approach

By Dirk Willenbockel, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. There is a growing recognition that the ambitious UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security and promote...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   4 Apr 2017

Transboundary Water // An urban systems framework to assess the trans-boundary food-energy-water nexus: implementation in Delhi, India

By Anu Ramaswami, Dana Boyer, Ajay Singh Nagpure, Andrew Fang, Shelly Bogra, Bhavik Bakshi, Elliot Cohen and Ashish Rao-Ghorpade. his paper develops a generalizable systems framework to analyze the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus...› more

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