Water energy food: Stepping up

Start date

01 October 2015

End date

30 September 2018

Overview

The objective of this project was to understand what makes innovations have low-impact at the WEF nexus and, to find out if it was possible to reproduce the conditions for a low-impact WEF nexus at a larger scale, replicate them in other situations, or proliferate them more widely at a smaller scale.

To achieve our aims, we brought together a team with expertise across water, food and energy with physical science, engineering and social science backgrounds. This team built models of a few case studies that have achieved low-impact across the WEF nexus.

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Team

Co-investigators

Angela Druckman profile image

Professor Angela Druckman

Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability

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Dr Ruth Falconer

University of Abertay

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Darren Lumbroso

HR Wallingford

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Professor Catherine Mitchell

University of Exeter

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Professor Marion Scott

University of Glasgow

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Dr James Suckling

Research Fellow

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Dr Liz Varga

Cranfield University

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Dr Dapeng Yu

University of Loughborough