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Video // Water, Energy, Food - Nexus Thinking Explained

This motion infographic explains the importance of nexus thinking in our everyday lives and policy decisions. It explores the deep interconnections between the three essential resources and highlights the need for nexus thinking to help meet the world's needs, as it grows from 7 to 9 billion by 2050.

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Video // What is the MAGIC Nexus Project?

Find out how the H2020 MAGIC Nexus Project is developing a critical appraisal of water-energy-food nexus narratives through quantitative storytelling.

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Video // What is the water-energy nexus and why does it matter?

Video by CNBC International, discussing the fresh water needed for producing energy from various types of fossil fuels for industrial and private use, like tar sands, liquid gas, also by fracking.

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Free Online Course by Class Central // The Definitive List of Courses for Learning About the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations came together to adopt Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) covering topics such as health, inequality, climate change, and more. With the help of SDG Academy, a free online education platform from the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Class Central has pulled together a giant list of courses that will teach about the SDGs.

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Video // Quentin Grafton's Full Lecture on Insights from the Global Food and Water Nexus

Quentin Grafton presented at the Global Food Security Symposium on March 7, where he discussed the current state of the food-water Nexus, possible future scenarios, and evaluated some of the myths, realities, and possible solutions to promote both food and water security.

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Video // The Alberta Water Nexus: Energy, Food, and People

Most of your daily decisions influence the demand for water. The interconnected system of food, energy, and people relies on the water in our basin. The amount of water is limited, so all the players in this system must cooperate to share our water resources.

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Free Online edX Course // Sustainable Development: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Securing the supply of water, energy, and food is one of the greatest global challenges of our time. Learn all about sustainable development and global changes in this free online course.

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World Bank Video // Thirsty Energy Initiative: Water-Smart Energy for a Sustainable Future

Energy and water demands go hand in hand – By 2035, energy consumption will increase by 35%, which will increase water consumption by 85%. When there are risks on finite water resources, there are also risks on energy supplies. To quench the thirst of energy, we need to make energy water-smart.

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TedX Talk on SDG and the WEF- Nexus // How will you Choose to Contribute?

TedX talk at Texas A&M Univerity by Bassel Daher introduces three major interconnected challenges facing our global community: water, energy , and food security. Focusing on the importance of working across disciplines to address these complex challenges, Daher presents the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a platform and catalyst that contributes to resolving them. He highlights the important role of science in supporting the development of the policies needed to achieve a more...

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

Video // Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps Hold Promise to Boost Productivity for Poor Indian Farmers

By IFPRI. Solar panels provide a cleaner, cheaper energy source for pumping groundwater than traditional diesel-based pumps, but implementing them sustainably carries challenges.

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