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Policy makers are increasingly interested in the water-energy nexus. Significant amounts of water are used for extracting and transforming energy; and energy is used for collecting, pumping, treating and desalinising water. This interdependence implies ...

Energy and water systems depend on each other in many ways. The power sector is a clear example, since almost all electricity generation technologies...

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With the combined effects of growing population, rising incomes and expanding cities, demand for water will continue to grow, while in many regions water availability is becoming more uncertain.

The trade-offs between energy and water have been gaining international attention in recent years, as resource demand grows and governments struggle to ensure a reliable supply.

More than 2.1 billion people drink contaminated water. More than half the global population – about 4.5 billion people – lack access to proper sanitation services.

The electric energy sector is undergoing a major transformation. The established model, of traditional thermal power plants providing most of the ‘firm’ power to match variable

CLEWs 1 stands for ‘Climate, Land, Energy and Water systems’. It is a modelling framework first introduced by the International Atomic Energy Agency in 2009 2 and later by a multi-United Nations

Life on earth depends on water. Europe is relatively ‘prosperous’ in water resources, but the supply is unevenly balanced, with shortages largely affecting the southern member countries.