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Impacts of Water-consuming Industries

These online resources address the impact of water-consuming industries on the energy and food/land sectors, including agriculturethermoelectric cooling and manufacturing.

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Columbia Water Center: Water-Food-Energy Nexus

The CWC studies how the water, food, and energy sectors are interrelated and how climate affects the relationship. On the…

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Columbia Water Center

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Coupling Aquaculture with Forest Plantations for Food, Energy, and Water Resiliency

Coupling freshwater aquaculture and forest bioenergy markets can improve food, energy, and water resiliency by enhancing ecosystem services through fertilization,…

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Science of the Total Environment

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15 November 2016

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Evaluation of CRP on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS)

The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on aquatic agricultural systems was designed to bring together the CGIAR’s strengths in agricultural research…

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CGIAR

Independent Evaluation Arrangement (IEA) of CGIAR

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27 March 2018

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Identifying Critical Supply Chains and Final Products: An Input-output Approach to Exploring the Energy-Water-Food Nexus

The authors of this paper take the United Kingdom as a case study and calculate energy, water and food consumption-based…

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Applied Energy

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15 January 2018

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Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks, and Opportunities for India's Power Sector

This working paper explores the use of freshwater in India’s thermal power plants, including risks and opportunities. It highlights the…

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World Resources Institute

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1 January 2018

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Peru

This website discusses Peru’s GHG emissions, energy consumption, and water utilities. As Peru struggles to secure a reliable supply to…

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Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM)

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Pathways to Improved Water Security - Reflections

The author’s approach in this publication is through a high-level reflection that explores the most pressing water challenges and highlights…

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Aquatic Procedia

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The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Kazakhstan: Challenges and Opportunities

This study presents the key elements required to implement a nexus-based resource management approach in Kazakhstan, by identifying linkages between…

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Energy Procedia

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1 September 2017

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The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in East Asia: A Tele-connected Value Chain Analysis Using Inter-regional Input-output Analysis

In this article, the transnational interregional input-output approach is used in a tele-connected water-energy-food nexus analysis of the East Asia…

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Applied Energy

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15 January 2018

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Understanding Pakistan's Water-Security Nexus

This report provides a preliminary analysis of water management within a critical national context. Pakistan’s Water-Security Nexus is the focus…

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United States Institute of Peace

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Water Energy Nexus: Excerpt from the World Energy Outlook 2016

Based on a detailed review of policy announcements and plans, this report reflects the way that governments, individually or collectively,…

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International Engery Agency

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27 March 2018

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Water Use In India's Power Generation: Impact of Renewables and Improved Cooling Technologies to 2030

This study analyses the prospective impact of renewable energy deployment, along with recently mandated changes to power plant cooling systems,…

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Inernational Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

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16 January 2018

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Water–Energy Nexus: a Case of Biogas Production from Energy Crops Evaluated by Water Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methods

This study analyzes the production of biogas from the anaerobic digestion of energy crops, and the authors address concerns about…

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Journal of Cleaner Production (Volume 101)

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15 August 2015

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Water–Energy Nexus: a Case of Biogas Production from Energy Crops Evaluated by Water Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methods

This study analyzes the production of biogas from the anaerobic digestion of energy crops, and the authors address concerns about…

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Journal of Cleaner Production (Volume 101)

Date:

15 August 2015

Tools and Websites

Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation

The Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM) project is demonstrating that the water sector can reduce greenhouse gas…

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Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM)

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Australia Food Water Energy Nexus: Australia a Long Term Sustainable & Reliable Strategically Aligned Food Security Value Chain Partner

This presentation shows global export food demand dynamics; sustainability of production resource (arable land & water utilization); food security –…

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Australia Export Grains Innovation Centre (aegic)