Our infrastructure for water, energy, transportation, food production, health and everything else in for connected systems that interact with each other. Links to a collection of recent articles on this subject appear below.
WATER & ENERGY
Drought Withers U.S. Corn Crop, Heats Debate on Ethanol (Schulte, B., National Geographic, Sept. 6, 2012)
Energy-Water Nexus: Coordinated Federal Approach Needed to Better Manage Energy and Water Tradeoffs (Government Acccountability Office, Sept. 13, 2012)
WATER & FOOD
Pork and bacon shortage 'unavoidable' as record drought raises feed costs (Rushe, D., Guardian, Sept. 25, 2012)
The Progressive Increase of Food Waste in America and Its Environmental Impact (Hall, K. D., et al., PLoS One, Nov. 25, 2009)