Energy and Water
17 March 2009 | Audio
Troubled waters lie ahead unless the multiple demands placed on water are recognised and valued – this includes the increasing water needs of the energy sector as well as ecological demands that are needed to maintain the overall sustainability of the water system.
The engagement of all legitimate water-basin stakeholders in decision-making needed to maintain the overall sustainability of the water system can lead to harmonious decision-making.
Innovative solutions from the energy companies based on lessons from nature can help to ensure that the well remains topped up for future generations to draw on.
Nadine McCormick from IUCN's Energy Initiative has more.