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Rethinking Human Security: The Nexus on the Ground
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Video // Rethinking Human Security: The Nexus on the Ground

In the final installment of the Global Resource Nexus Series, Junior Fellow Corey Johnson examines the everyday politics behind resource allocation and consumption. He examines the role resources play in causing migration, and the importance of cities in understanding and addressing the resource nexus.

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Taste the Waste of Water
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Video // Taste the Waste of Water

Global food losses and waste add up to more than a quarter of our water use for irrigation. Equivalent to the water withdrawn for the industrial sector worldwide. McKinsey calculates the value of annual global food waste at US$ 252 billion. The value of wasted food is almost double the sum spent on official aid for development.

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The Food, Water, Energy and Ecology Nexus
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Video // The Food, Water, Energy and Ecology Nexus

Video description of the NEXUS. Looking at a practical example of the interconnectivity in the natural and human environment between the food, water and energy. An initial introduction and perhaps inspiration for those looking to produce better examples of how the Nexus might influence them.

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The Global Resource Nexus: An Overview
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Video // The Global Resource Nexus: An Overview

Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Philip Andrews-Speed, gives a brief introduction to the 2011-2012 Collaborative Report " The Global Resource Nexus: The Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals." He describes the methodology behind the report and offers a deeper explanation of the resource nexus.

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Investment opportunities in energy, water and food security
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Video // Investment opportunities in energy, water and food security

James Cameron of Climate Change Capital on the investment opportunities in the NEXUS

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The Water-Energy Nexus
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Webinar Recording // The Water-Energy Nexus

This webinar explores the interconnections and interdependencies between water and energy – a topic that is rapidly becoming a priority area of focus in British Columbia and across North America. The guest speakers address the water-energy nexus in British Columbia's energy sector and explore water conservation and efficiency as a possible path to realizing future energy savings for municipalities in Ontario. Speakers: Ben Parfitt, Resource Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...

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Energy-water-food: the resource consumption puzzle
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Video // Energy-water-food: the resource consumption puzzle

On his first day at TEDGlobal 2012 in Edinburgh, Norbert Both, VP Corporate Communications at Shell, talks about his first impressions of the event where Shell is encouraging the debate around new energy solutions.

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Shell Company Video on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
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Video // Shell Company Video on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

There is a growing awareness of the Energy-Water-Food Nexus, but the tendency is to consider each issue in isolation. A holistic approach to addressing the Nexus and the related issue of climate change is needed, as are new ways of working together.

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Energy, Water and Food Nexus: The Science of Optimization and Sustainability
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Video // Energy, Water and Food Nexus: The Science of Optimization and Sustainability

The panel, "Energy, Water and Food Nexus: The Science of Optimization and Sustainability," discusses how Qatar is addressing the issue of sustainability of resources and food security challenges.

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The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus
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Video // The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus

The World Economic Forum's "Water Security: The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus" provides a first-ever comprehensive assessment of the global water security problem and collects contributions from leaders of government, business, NGOs, academics, entrepreneurs, financial experts, journalists and many others to share their perspectives on the common water challenge we face today. The contributing authors, consisting of academics from Columbia University and international organizations such as the...

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