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Below are selected publications and research materials related to Energy-Water Nexus research.

  • (2006). Good practice in managing the ecological impacts of hydropower schemes; flood protection works; and works designed to facilitate navigation under the Water Framework Directive. 30 November 2006.
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  • Arnell, Nigel W. (1999). ‘Climate change and global water resources’. Global Environmental Change 9: S31-S49.
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  • Bartle, Alison (2002). ‘Hydropower potential and development activities’. Energy Policy 30: 1231-1239.
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  • Boyd, Robert S. (2008). ‘Energy, Water Demands are on Collision Course’. McClatchy Newspaper, 13 March 2008.
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  • Committee on Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States, National Research Council (2008). Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States. National Academies Press.
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  • Devi, Rani, R.P. Dahiya, Ashok Kumar and Vijender Singh (2007). ‘Meeting energy requirement of wastewater treatment in rural sector.’ Energy Policy 35: 3891-3897.
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  • Dudhani, Surekha, A.K. Sinha and S.S. Inamdar (2006). ‘Assessment of small hydropower potential using remote sensing data for sustainable development in India’. Energy Policy 34: 3195-3205.
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  • Egré, Dominique and Joseph C Milewski (2002). ‘The diversity of hydropower projects’. Energy Policy 30: 1225-1230.
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  • EnerNet (2009). The Network for Sustainable Use of Energy in Water & Wastewater Systems. EPSRC, UK.
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  • European Commission Directorate General for Environment (2005). Review of EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Survey Highlights. European Commission Directorate General for Environment, McKinsey & Company, and Ecofys.
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  • Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (2004). “Saving Energy, Water, and Money with Efficient Water Treatment Technologies.” Technology Focus DOE/EE-0294.
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  • Fishcher, Günther et al. (2009). Biofuels and Food Security. OFID Study prepared by IIASA.
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  • Gleick, Peter H. (2000). Water: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the Water Resources of the United States. A report of the Water Sector Assessment Team of the National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. Pacific Institute Publication, Oakland.
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  • Goldemberg, José, Suani Teixeira Coelho and Patricia Guardabassi (2008). ‘The sustainability of ethanol production from sugarcane’. Energy Policy 36(6): 2086-2097.
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  • Haas, Lawrence J.M., Kristin Schumann and Richard Taylor (2009). Climate Adaptation – Aligning water and energy development perspectives. International Hydrology Association, Cooperative Programme on Water and Climate.
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  • Hammad, M. (1995). ‘Photovoltaic, wind and diesel: A cost comparative study of water pumping options in Jordan’. Energy Policy 23(8): 723-726.
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  • Harries, Mike (2002). ‘Disseminating wind pumps in rural Kenya – meeting rural water needs using locally manufactured wind pumps’. Energy Policy 30(11-12): 1087-1094.
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  • Hatfield-Dodds, Steve and Richard Denniss (2008). Energy Affordability Living Standards and Emissions Trading. Report to The Climate Institute. CSIRO, Canberra.
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  • Hill, Rachelle and Tamim Younos (2009). The Water Cooler: The intertwined tale of energy and water. Virginia Water Resources Research Centre.
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  • Hoyle, Brian (2008). ‘The energy-water nexus: deja-vu all over again?’ Nature Reports Climate Change 22(2): 46-47.
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  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (2009). IAEA Programme on Water Resources (2006-07).
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  • International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) (). Biofuel Production, Trade and Sustainable Development. Policy Discussion Paper. ICTSD, Geneva. 
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  • Koch, Frans H. (2002). ‘Hydropower – the politics of water and energy: Introduction and overview”. Energy Policy 30: 1207-1213.
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  • Lamei, A., P. van der Zaag, E. von Münch (2008). ‘Impact of solar energy cost of water production costo f seawater desalination plants in Egypt.’ Energy Policy 36: 1748-1756.
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  • Lin, Jiang and Maithili Iyer (2007). ‘Cold or hot wash: Technological choices, cultural change, and their impact on clothes-washing energy use in China’. Energy Policy 35: 3046-3052.
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  • MacLeod, Michael, Dominic Moran and Ian Spencer (2006). ‘Counting the cost of water use in hydroelectric generation in Scotland.’ Energy Policy 34: 2048-2059.
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  • Manologlou, E., P. Tsartas and A. Markou (2004). ‘Geothermal energy sources for water production – socio-economic effects and people’s wishes on Milos island: a case study’. Energy Policy 32: 623-633.
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  • Miller, Zack (2007). Israel Ingenuity: Interview with Meir Ukeles of Cleantech Israel Ventures. 6 December 2007, Israel Newsletter.com.
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    [http://israelnewsletter.com/2007/12/06/israel-ingenuity-interview-with-meir-ukeles-of-cleantech-israel-ventures/]
  • Morrison, Jason, Mari Morikawa, Michael Murphy and Peter Schulte (2009). Water Scarcity & Climate Change: Growing Risks for Business & Investors. CERES and Pacific Institute.
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  • Mukherji, Aditi (2007). ‘The energy-irrigation nexus and its impact on groundwater markets in eastern Indo-Gangetic basin: Evidence from West Bengal, India’. Energy Policy 35: 6413-6430.
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  • Kravcík, M., J. Pokorný, J. Kohutiar, and M. Kovác, E. Tóth (2007). Water for the Recovery of the Climate – A New Water Paradigm.
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  • Kumar, M. Dinesh (2005). ‘Impact of electricity prices and volumetric water allocation on energy and groundwater demand managemen: analysis from Western India’. Energy Policy 33: 39-51.
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  • Magazine on the Kyoto Mechanisms. Joint Implementation Quarterly 14(1), April 2008.
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  • ManagEnergy (2009). Case Study: Energy saving measures at waste water treatment plant, Romania. Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, European Commission.
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  • Milford, Lewis (2007). Consultative Group on Climate Innovation: A proposed complementary technology track for the post-2012 period. Clean Energy Group paper presented at the Road to Copenhagen 2009, Conference on Leadership, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, 23 November 2007, Brussels.
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  • Nature Publishing Group (2008a). Nature Special Issue – Water under Pressure.
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  • Nature Publishing Group (2008b). ‘Editorial: A freshwater approach to water.’ Nature 452: 253.
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  • Cohen, Ronnie, Barry Nelson and Gary Wolff (2004). Energy Down the Drain: The Hidden Costs of California’s Water Supply. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Oakland, California.
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  • Nikiforuk, Andrew (2007). On the Table: Water, Energy and North American Integration. The Program On Water Issues (POWI), Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto.
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  • Policy Research Initiative (PRI), Government of Canada (2008). The Science-Policy Interface: Water and Climate Change, and the Energy-Water Nexus. PRI and The Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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  • Proust, Katrina, Stephen Dovers, Barney Foran, Barry Newell, Will Steffen and Patrick Troy (2007). Climate, Energy and Water: Accounting for the Links. Discussion Paper, Land and Water Australia, Canberra.
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  • Purohit, Pallav (2007). ‘Financial evaluation of renewable energy technologies for irrigation water pumping in India.’ Energy Policy 35: 3134-3144.
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  • Reijnders, L. (2006). ‘Conditions for the sustainability of biomass based fuel use’. Energy Policy 34: 863-876.
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  • Saddler, Hugh, Mark Diesendorf and Richard Denniss (2007). ‘Clean energy scenarios for Australia’. Energy Policy 35: 1245-1256.
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  • Sant’ Anna, Leonardo A.F.P. and Annibal Parracho Sant’ Anna (2008). ‘A probabilistic approach to evaluate the exploitation of the geographic situation of hydroelectric plants’. Energy Policy 36(7): 2320-2329.
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  • Stillwell, A.S. et al. (2009). Energy-Water Nexus in Texas
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  • SAHRA (2007). ‘Water-Energy Nexus’. Southwest Hydrology Vol 6, Number 5.
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  • Sorooshian, S., R.G. Lawford, P. Try, W. Rossow, J. Roads, J. Polcher, G. Sommeria, R. Schiffer (). ‘Water and energy cycles: investigating the links’.  Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX), Maryland.
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  • Water Energy Technology Team (WETT) (2009).
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  • Water Footprint (2009). Case Studies: Water and Energy.
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  • WaterWired (2008a). Snake-Columbia Basin Energy & Water Summit: Final Report. April 16, 2008.
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  • WaterWired (2008b). Virginia Tech Study: Water Required to Produce Various Types of Energy. April 23, 2008.
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  • WaterWired (2008c). More Ethanol Production = More Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia? March 14, 2008.
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  • WaterWired (2007a). The “Yuck (as in Yucca Mountain) Factor” December 26, 2007.
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  • WaterWired (2007b). SECURE Water Act Introduced in U.S. Senate. October 10, 2007.
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  • WaterWired (2007c). Downside to Dam Removal. October 03, 2007.
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  • WaterWired (2007d). Update: Sen. Jeff Bingaman’s SECURE Water Act. September 28, 2007.
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  • WaterWired (2007e). Sen. Jeff Bingaman’s SECURE Water Act. September 21, 2007.
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  • WaterWired (2007f). Ethanol, Corn, and Water: Unintended Consequences? April 21, 2007.
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  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) (2009). Water, Energy and Climate Change: A contribution from the business community. WBCSD, Switzerland.
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  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) (2006). Business in the World of Water: WBCSD Water Scenarios to 2025. WBCSD, Switzerland.
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  • Yuksek, Omer, Murat Ihsan Komurcu, Ibrahim Yuksel and Kamil Kaygusuz (2006). ‘The role of hydropower in meeting Turkey’s electric energy demand’. Energy Policy 34: 3093-3103.
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Presentation

  • Mahendra Shah (2008). ‘Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Agriculture: Knowledge, Policy, Funding and International Climate Change Negotiations’, OPEC, Vienna, 12 November 2008. 
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Related Conferences/ Workshops

  • International Conference: Linkages between Energy and Water Management for Agriculture in Developing Countries. 29-31 January 2009, Patancheru.
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  • 6th Annual Multi-State Salinity Coalition. 2008 National Salinity Summit. 17-18 January 2008, Nevada.
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  • Policy Research Initiative, Government of Canada. The Science-Policy Interface: Water and Climate Change, and the Energy-Water Nexus. 2 October 2007, Washington, DC.
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  • Water: Fueling the Future? The Colorado River District’s Annual Water Seminar. 14 September 2007, Colorado.
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  • Energy-Water Nexus: Meeting the Energy and Water Needs of the Snake/Columbia River Basin in the 21st Century. A Science and Technology Summit. 25-27 June 2007, Red Lion Downtowner, Boise, Idaho.
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  • Sandia National Laboratories. Energy-Water Research Roadmap Development: Technology Innovations Workshop. 9-11 May 2006. LaJolla, CA.
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    [The Energy-Water Nexus, Sandia National Laboratories: http://www.sandia.gov/energy-water/]
  • Renewable and Alternative Energy Conference. 8 November 2006, David InterContinental, Tel-Aviv.
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  • 2006 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference: Increasing Freshwater Supplies. 18-20 July 2006, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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