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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

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

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

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

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

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  10 Apr 2018

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus // A Systematic Review of Methods for Nexus Assessment

By Tamee R. Albrecht, Arica Crootof and Christopher A. Scott. This paper reviews WEF nexus methods to provide a knowledge base of existing approaches and promote further development of analytical methods that align with nexus...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  10 Apr 2018

Stakeholders // Engaging Stakeholders in Research to Address Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Challenges

By Claire Hoolohan, Alice Larkin, Carly Mclachlan, et al. This paper outlines four aspects of nexus research and considers the value and potential challenges for transdisciplinary research in each. The authors focus on assessing...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 Apr 2018

Modelling // Quantifying the water–energy nexus in Greece

By Isidoros Ziogou and Theodoros Zachariadis. In this paper we provide an assessment of the water–energy nexus for Greece. More specifically, the amount of freshwater consumed per unit of energy produced is determined: for both...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 Apr 2018

Telling the Nexus Story // Nexus Narratives and Resource Insecurities in the Mekong Region

By Louis Lebel and Boripat Lebel. The purpose of this study is to identify the key features of nexus narratives globally, and then analyze how they are being used in the Mekong Region. The authors used the Narrative Policy...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   8 Apr 2018

Stakeholder Analysis for the Food-Energy-Water Nexus in Phoenix, Arizona // Implications for Nexus Governance

By Dave D. White, J. Leah Jones, Ross Maciejewski, Rimjhim Aggarwal and Giuseppe Mascaro. How do stakeholders involved in food, energy, and water governance in Phoenix, Arizona understand the nexus and what are the implications...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   8 Apr 2018

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, Kuishuang Feng, Laixiang Sun and Bo Meng. This analysis demonstrates the hidden virtual flows of water, energy, and food embodied in intra-regional and transnational inter-regional trade. This...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   8 Apr 2018

Understanding and Managing the Food-Energy-Water Nexus // Opportunities for Water Resources Research

By Ximing Cai, Kevin Wallington, Majid Shafiee-Jood and Landon Marston. This paper explores the relevance of existing and ongoing scholarship within the water community, as well as current research needs, for understanding FEW...› more

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