Webinar—The Water-Energy Nexus

March 2012

This webinar explores the interconnections and interdependencies between water and energy—a topic that is rapidly becoming a priority area of focus in British Columbia and across North America. The guest speakers address the water-energy nexus in B.C.’s energy sector, explore water conservation and efficiency as a possible path to realizing future energy savings for municipalities in Ontario, and discuss water requirements for electricity generation in the American West.


Ben Parfitt
Resource Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives B.C. Office
Research Associate, POLIS Water Sustainability Project

Carol Maas
Innovation and Technology Director, POLIS Water Sustainability Project

Heather Cooley
Co-Director of Water Program, Pacific Institute

Click the PDF link at the bottom of this page to download a detailed summary of the webinar that includes links to related reports and readings.

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