The 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.
Catégorie : Eau
Geneva, May 29 to June 10, 2017
Caractériser l’étendue des résistances locales aux indicateurs de performance des services d’eau. Le cas de l’agglomération grenobloise ; Processus de qualification et construction d’un compromis institutionnel territorialisé. La gestion intégrée de l’eau par bassin dans le canton de Fribourg (Suisse) ; Le dessalement d’eau de mer et des eaux saumâtres
Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability…
Une approche institutionnaliste de l’évolution du mode d’usage de l’eau en Espagne et au Maroc
article de Thomas Bolognesi, in Natural Resources Forum
This report focuses on the urban water management challenges facing cities across OECD countries, and explores both national and local policy responses with respect to water-risk exposure, the state of urban infrastructures and dynamics, and institutional and governance architectures…
Want, waste or war? The global resource nexus and the struggle for land, energy, food, water and minerals
In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and their governance ramifications, calls attention to the sustainability of contemporary consumer resource use, lifestyles and supply chains…
(…) By means of a scenario study the authors demonstrate that energy and water policy should be integrated. They hope that this document is valuable for local and regional policy makers who are responsible for designing and implementing combined strategies for energy and water systems…
Cet article propose une nouvelle grille d’analyse, bâtie autour de la notion de » système hydrique urbain » (SHU)
Séminaire organisé par la Communauté de l’Eau Potable et l’UMR PACTE sur le thème de l’intercommunalité urbaine de l’eau face aux lois de réforme territoriale.
This article assesses the sustainability potential of the urban water systems in Europe (UWSE) following their modernisation…
Noble Gases Identify the Mechanisms of Fugitive Gas Contamination in Drinking-Water Wells Overlying the Marcellus and Barnett Shales
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
This report brings together outputs from the UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2014, summarising contributions from different UN agencies and programmes, more than 120 experts, representatives of international companies in the water and energy sector, governmental and non-governmental organisations.
This SIWI report has been prepared as input to the 2014 World Water Week and its special focus on Energy and Water.