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Water, Energy & Food Sustainability in the Middle East : The Sustainability Triangle / edited by Sohail Murad, Elias Baydoun, Nuhad Daghir.

Murad, Sohail (redaktör/utgivare)
Baydoun, Elias (redaktör/utgivare)
Daghir, Nuhad (redaktör/utgivare)
SpringerLink (Online service) 
ISBN 9783319489209
Cham : Springer, 2017.
Engelska online resource (x, 440 sidor)
  • E-bok
Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
  • PART I Water -- Climate Change and Water Science Policy in Management / Adnan Badran -- The Triangle: Energy, Water & Food Nexus for Sustainable Security in the Arab Middle East / Peter Rogers -- Water, Food and Trade as an Element of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the MENA Region / J.A. (Tony) Allan -- Water and Water Supply in The MENA: Less of the Same / John Waterbury -- Water Conservation in the Arab Region / Abdin M.A. Salih and Gamal M. Abdo -- State of the Art and Future Applications of Desalination Technologies in the Middle East / Corrado Sommariva -- PART II Energy -- Hydrocarbon Fuels from Lignocellulose / John R. Regalbuto, Fahad Almalki, Qiuli Liu, Ritubarna Banerjee, Andrew Wong, and Jayson Keels -- Energy Storage Systems for Smart Grid Applications / Said Al-Hallaj, Stephen Wilke, and Ben Schweitzer -- Technologies and Options of Solar Energy Applications in the Middle East / Nasir El Bassam -- Reducing Energy Cost for Wastewater Treatment in the Middle East: A Physio-chemical Prospective / Digambara Patra -- Wind Power and Potential for its Exploitation in the Arab World / Muhammad R. Hajj -- PART III Food -- Food Security in an Insecure Future / John R. Hillman and Elias Baydoun -- Soils and Food Security in the Arab World / Isam Bashour -- Rainfed Agriculture and Food Security in Dry Areas / Kamil Shideed -- Ensuring Food Security by Improving “Freshwater Use Efficiency” or by Farming the Seas / Imad Patrick Saoud -- Impact of Food Losses and Waste on Food Security / Wajih N. Sawaya -- Foodborne Disease in the Middle East / Ewen C.D. Todd. 
  • This book provides a survey of technologies available to tackle the problems associated with climate change in the energy, water and food security nexus with a special focus on the Middle East. It is divided into three main sections. The energy Section consists of six chapters, the water section of seven chapters and finally the food security section has six chapters. The individual chapters are authored by experts and provide discussions and in-depth views on the current status of each topic. 


Sustainability  -- Middle East (LCSH)
Water-supply  -- Middle East (LCSH)
Power resources  -- Middle East (LCSH)
Food supply  -- Middle East (LCSH)
Environment  (LCSH)
Renewable energy resources  (LCSH)
Environmental health  (LCSH)
Climate change  (LCSH)
Renewable energy sources  (LCSH)
Alternate energy sources  (LCSH)
Green energy industries  (LCSH)
Natural resources  (LCSH)
Climate Change 
Natural Resources 
Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts 
Renewable and Green Energy 
Water and Health 


QC902.8-903.2 (LCC)
RNPG (ämneskategori)
SCI026000 (ämneskategori)
SCI042000 (ämneskategori)
577.27 (DDC)
Ue.05 (kssb/8 (machine generated))
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