Nexus: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference
- Organization: University of North Carolina – The Water Institute, Gillings School of Global Public Health
- Discipline: Earth Science
- Subdiscipline: Environmental Science
- Event type: Conference
- Venue: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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The conference will bring together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders focusing on the questions of how and why the nexus approach is, and can be, used on international and local levels.
Urban Challenges of the Nexus: Local and Global perspectives.
Nexus perspectives: Water, Energy and Climate.
Nexus perspectives: Water, Food and Climate.
Entrepreneurial Environmentalism and Development.
Nexus Corporate Stewardship: How business is improving resource use.
Natural Resource Security for People: Water, Food and Energy.
Financing the Nexus: policy and practice.
Learning from the past, building a new future: Nexus Scientific Research.
Conference Participants Will Aim to:
Learn from relevant case studies & examine cutting-edge research.Identify future research areas.
Debate emerging solutions.
Identify how science can inform policy processes.
Build new, or strengthen, existing networks.
Launch the Nexus Academic-Practitioner Network.
Input to the UN Sustainable Development Goals process.