Water is key to producing the energy we need
and energy is key to water use
Often considered separately, water and
energy must be managed together
if we are to have a
New water technologies place an increasing demand on energy
And every aspect of the energy cycle requires water to some degree
As the climate changes we are seeing changes to the hydrological cycle; rising sea levels, increased droughts at the regional level...
Climate change is a result of our energy choices and so it is an energy problem. But it is also a water problem
The 2015 Sheikh Abdullah Saleh Kamel Symposium at Georgetown University, "An Energy Revolution? The Political Ecologies of Shale Oil in the Middle East, US, and China," looked at this nexus.
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