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Managing the water-energy nexus in a climate change world

The Water-Energy Nexus in a Climate-Changed World

Editor’s note: This post is a finalist in Masdar’s Engage blogging contest as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Special thanks to Tim Hurst and Nick Aster.  The water-energy nexus – the fundamental connection between water and energy – may not seem an overly complex concept to initially grasp – and yet its implications are not fully understood in our industrial, resource-strained, climate-changed world. The fact…

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Enviro News Wrap: Arctic CO2 Reaches 400 PPM; Koch Bros. Buying Democracy; Growing a New Energy Economy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Arctic monitoring stations have reported record CO2 levels of 400 parts per million this spring. The Koch Brothers said that they would spend $60 million this campaign year to beat Obama, now they are upping it to $100 million. In total conservative groups will…

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Enviro News Wrap: Controversy in Wind; Watching the Arctic Melt; Newt’s Retreat on Climate Change, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is now a big supporter of wind power. This is crucial in an area where a lot of oil is used to heat homes and a lot of coal is used to make electricity. Wind energy is controversial for many reasons, now add…

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