Water-Energy-Climate Nexus –

Navigating a tight nexus in Asia

Water Energy Nexus

Sources: China Water Risk report “No Water, No Growth – Does Asia have enough water to develop?” 2018; ADB Basic Statistics 2017; China Statistical Yearbook 2017; Electricity Authority “Electricity in New Zealand” 2017; China Water Risk report “Rare Earths: Shades Of Grey – Can China continue to fuel our clean and smart future?” 2016; China Water Risk and the International Renewable Energy Agency joint report “Water Use in China’s Power Sector: Impact of Renewables and Cooling Technologies to 2030” 2016; National Development and Reform Commission “13FYP on Renewable Energy Development” 2016; Pan et al (2012), “A supply chain based assessment of water issues in the coal industry in China”, Energy Policy, Volume 48, Pages 93-102