Coverage of the Department of Energy’s blocking of the federally-funded program to address the mounting conflilcts between rising energy demands and diminishing supplies of fresh water.
Explores recent events relating to water export, including increasing water supply problems in the U.S. and Mexico, recent activities in Canada and the U.S. that promote the export of water from Canada, the myths of water abundance in Canada, the Security and Prosperity Partnership, and the water-energy nexus in a continental context.
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Overview of a report prepared by scientists from Sandia National Laboratories for Congress on the interdependencies of water and energy. As of December 2012, the full report has still not been released.
DOE’s report to Congress which presents information on the connections between energy and water, identifies concerns relateed to the water demands of energy production, and discusses science and technologies that can be used to address water use in the context of energy productuion and use.