Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change, Environment

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    Parched power: water demands, risks, and opportunities for India’s power sector

    World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2018
    This paper aims to help decision-makers understand the magnitude of water issues for the thermal power sector in India with quantitative evidence. There is a significant data gap in power plant water use in India.
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    Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa (SUWAM)

    SINTEF, 2017
    The report presents the key findings from the project Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa. The project was carried out as a collaboration between SINTEF and Stellenbosch University, with Hessequa Municipality as a partner.
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    Natural resource governance at multiple scales in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017
    Human efforts to address poverty, enhance welfare, and conserve natural resources and the environment often fail because of faulty governance and implementation. Improvements in governance are consistently viewed as means to address the failures of sustainable development and natural resource management.
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    Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    This new working paper by Andrew Scott of ODI explores the effectiveness of governing for the “water-energy-food nexus” of issues. The author looks at approaches that understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making.
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    Integrated marine and coastal management in the western Indian Ocean: towards a sustainable oceans economy

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region has valuable and diverse coastal and marine resources, but much of its natural capital is either threatened or declining. The WIO encompasses rich diverse tropical and subtropical areas along the coastlines of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
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    Sustainable development and the water–energy–food nexus: A perspective on livelihoods

    Science Direct, 2015
    The water–energy–food nexus is being promoted as a conceptual tool for achieving sustainable development. Frameworks for implementing nexus thinking, however, have failed to explicitly or adequately incorporate sustainable livelihoods perspectives. This is counterintuitive given that livelihoods are key to achieving sustainable development.
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    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A new approach in support of food security and sustainable agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014
    This FAO note gives a brief introduction to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus conceptual framework as a useful way to describe and address the complex and interrelated nature of our global resource systems. It puts forward WEF as a conceptual approach:
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    United Nations World Water Assessment Programme

    Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water
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    Water and Climate Blue Book

    World Water Council, 2016
    Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merging both agendas of water and climate, in order to ensure a total integration of water in the negotiations on climate change.
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    Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016
    The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants has increased, the atmosphere and oceans have warmed, snow and ice have diminished, and the sea level has risen.