Standard price: £70.00


Editor(s): Allan R. Hoffman

Publication Date: 15/04/2019

Pages: 250

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781780409641

eISBN: 9781780409658

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Access to clean water and energy are critical to economic growth and sustainable development. Providing water and energy services has important environmental impacts. Understanding the inextricable linkages among water, energy, and environment – the water-energy-environment nexus – will be a priority for all levels of government in the decades ahead as they develop and implement policies to enhance human welfare.

Specific topics to be discussed, in addition to explaining the nexus, include the global water and energy contexts, associated environmental impacts, traditional and emerging energy options, new approaches to providing clean water, the water and energy policy environments, and recommendations for moving forward.

There are a number of books on pieces of the nexus, most at a technical level. The purpose of this book is to explain the nexus and each of its components in a university-level, highly-readable ‘primer’ for those entering the water and energy fields. It will also serve as an introduction to these topics for a global, multidisciplinary audience that includes academic scholars in related technical and non-technical fields, government officials at national, state, and local levels, economists and others in the financial/investment communities, and those in the development community responsible for planning and delivering water and energy services to underserved populations.

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