The book provides a comparative analysis of German, French and English models of urban water systems
Catégorie : Ouvrages
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.
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
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…
Water Resources: An Integrated Approach provides students with a comprehensive overview of both natural and socio-economic processes associated with water.
The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a concept it is open to multiple interpretations, and the authors here set out the various approaches to the topic from different perspectives.
Cet ouvrage apporte des suggestions et des points de vue nouveaux pour favoriser des réflexions et des améliorations dans la manière de gérer les services publics d’eau en Europe en mettant l’accent sur les instruments.
This book describes the journey of Singapore´s development and the fundamental role that water has had in shaping it
This book shows how the water footprint concept can be used to quantify and map the water use behind consumption and how it can guide reduction of water use to a sustainable level. With a number of case studies, it illustrates water use along supply chains and that water consumption at one place is often linked to water use at another…
The book presents a collection of essays on socioeconomic and institutional aspects of urban water management, focusing on water and sanitation services. It examines interdisciplinary approaches to understanding and analyzing conflicts that arise from inadequate urban water management…
This book contributes to the body of knowledge and understanding regarding water, energy, and the links between the two in the American West and beyond
Boire ou produire de l’énergie, faudra-t-il choisir ? Cet ouvrage fournit les éléments d’une réflexion sur un dilemme que nous pourrions prochainement affronter