The Water-energy-food nexus: what the Brazilian research has to say

Autores

Fabiano de Araujo Moreira
(Organizador)
Universidade de São Paulo. Faculdade de Saúde Pública
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7148-3842
Michele Dalla Fontana
(Organizador)
Universidade de São Paulo. Faculdade de Saúde Pública
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0700-1554
Tadeu Fabrício Malheiros
(Organizador)
Universidade de São Paulo. Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9455-4199
Gabriela Marques Di Giulio
(Organizador)
Universidade de São Paulo. Faculdade de Saúde Pública
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1396-9788

Palavras-chave:

Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Sustainable Development, Resources Management, Brazil

Sinopse

The Food-Water-Energy (FWE) nexus represents, above all, a perspective, a way of looking at the world, the problems, the solutions, providing a view of the three main resource systems of food, water and energy, not in isolation, but as a system, with many and diverse cross-links between the subsystems. So, analytically speaking, it is a unifying concept, an antidote to the relentless pressures towards reductionism. Human society and its interactions with the natural environment form a dynamic socio-ecological system of such impressive complexity that reductionist approaches seem inevitable to make research and management on the subject viable. This development is not just an illusion - this book already presents some real examples of inter and transdisciplinary approaches, with the FWE nexus as a shared lens to better observe where problems occur and where sustainable solutions can be found.

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Publicado

maio 12, 2022

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