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Water-Food-Energy Nexus under Climate Change in Sardinia †

IAFES Division, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, CMCC Foundation, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Department of Agriculture, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Integrated Water Systems and Governance Department, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, 2601DA Delft, The Netherlands
Centre for Water Systems, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4SB, UK
Department of Agricultural Economics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Department of Economic, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 30123 Venice, Italy
IEFE, Bocconi University, 20100 Milan, Italy
Cambridge Econometrics, Covent Garden, Cambridge CB1 2HS, UK
Wageningen Economic Research, 2502LS The Hague, The Netherlands
Sardinia Regional Minister of Environment, Cagliari, 09123 Sardinia, Italy
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Sardinian Regional Water Authority (ENAS), 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Department of Social Sciences and Institutions, University of Cagliari, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Department of History, Human Sciences and Education, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Presented at the 3rd EWaS International Conference on “Insights on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus”, Lefkada Island, Greece, 27–30 June 2018.
Proceedings 2018, 2(11), 609;
Published: 9 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of EWaS3 2018)
Land, food, energy, water and climate are linked and interconnected into a Nexus, characterized by complexity and feedbacks. An integrated management of the Nexus is critical to understand conflicts/synergies and secure efficient and sustainable use of resources, especially under climate change. The Nexus perspective is applied to Sardinia, as regional case study, to better understand and improve integrated resource management and relevant policy initiatives. Vulnerability of Sardinia Nexus is assessed under several climate projections by articulated balances of resources (water, energy) availability and sustainable development goals, at regional and sub-regional scales, accounting for demands and conflicts among key economic sectors (agriculture, hydro-power, tourism).
Keywords: integrated water management; energy; agriculture; tourism; drought integrated water management; energy; agriculture; tourism; drought
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Trabucco, A.; Sušnik, J.; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, L.; Evans, B.; Masia, S.; Blanco, M.; Roson, R.; Sartori, M.; Alexandri, E.; Brouwer, F.; Spano, D.; Damiano, A.; Virdis, A.; Sistu, G.; Pulino, D.; Statzu, V.; Madau, F.; Strazzera, E.; Mereu, S. Water-Food-Energy Nexus under Climate Change in Sardinia. Proceedings 2018, 2, 609.

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Trabucco A, Sušnik J, Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia L, Evans B, Masia S, Blanco M, Roson R, Sartori M, Alexandri E, Brouwer F, Spano D, Damiano A, Virdis A, Sistu G, Pulino D, Statzu V, Madau F, Strazzera E, Mereu S. Water-Food-Energy Nexus under Climate Change in Sardinia. Proceedings. 2018; 2(11):609.

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Trabucco, Antonio, Janez Sušnik, Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Barry Evans, Sara Masia, Maria Blanco, Roberto Roson, Martina Sartori, Eva Alexandri, Floor Brouwer, Donatella Spano, Alfonso Damiano, Andrea Virdis, Giovanni Sistu, Daniele Pulino, Vania Statzu, Fabio Madau, Elisabetta Strazzera, and Simone Mereu. 2018. "Water-Food-Energy Nexus under Climate Change in Sardinia" Proceedings 2, no. 11: 609.

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