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Water, Energy, and Climate Change: A Contribution from the Business Community (2009)

Water, energy and climate change are inextricably linked. If we truly want to find sustainable solutions, we must ensure that we address all three in a holistic way. This paper is a first step in fitting some of the pieces of the puzzle together.

Primary Functions

  • Understand the rationale for linking water, energy and climate change issues

Detailed Description

This publication was initially developed for the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey (March 2009). Members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have come together for this important event to provide a business contribution to this critical debate.

This document is composed of four parts:

  1. Key messages from business

The rationale for linking water, energy and climate change issues

  1. Policy directions

Key policy directions recommended by business to policy-makers

  1. Business implications in practice

Real-world implications of the linkages between water, energy and climate change for business

  1. Facts in a nutshell

Quick facts on the interconnections between water, energy and climate change

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WWF Mitigation

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