This week is World Water Week in Stockholm with this year’s theme focusing on water cooperation and building partnerships. Seminars, interviews and other features will be available online. Meanwhile, forest fires in the US west are bringing water-energy-food nexus thinking to the fore as the region’s energy and water supplies are vulnerable to wildfires and overall climate risk.
This week is World Water Week in Stockholm with this year’s theme focusing on water cooperation and building partnerships. Seminars, interviews and other features will be available online. Meanwhile, wildfires in the US west is bringing water-energy-food nexus thinking to the fore as the areas’ energy and water supplies are vulnerable to the fires and overall climate risk.
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3 September 2013 | Greetings! Maybe it’s all the smoke outside, but we’ve been thinking about the water-energy-food nexus a lot recently. With California’s
Millions of people rely on these landscapes for water and energy supplies, and yet lawmakers hammering out state water policy seemed stuck on the same old responses to water problems. “In Sacramento, the talk is of dams, tunnels and delta pumps, but ignores the upper watersheds and forests that are essential to making the entire California water and power system work,” writes Robert Frisch in an
Understanding the cross-cutting risks and relationships that exist between sectors, people, and some of our most
If you’ll be in Stockholm next week, please stop by session four of the Cooperation for Sustainable Benefits and Financing of Water Programmes workshop: our own Jan Cassin will be discussing Forest Trends’ work on blending green & grey infrastructure to solve complex water challenges.
If you can’t make it to World Water Week in person, did you know that many of the seminars will be streamed live via webcast?
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