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‘Aha’ moments in the water-energy-food nexus: a new morphological scenario method to accelerate sustainable transformation

13 September 2019

Claire Hoolohan, Alice Larkin and Carly McLachlan (Tyndall Centre) have a new paper in Technological Forecasting and Social Change presenting a new method for creating nexus scenarios and evaluating their role in enabling “nexus thinking”.

Highlights from the paper include:

  • A morphological method for scenario research is presented and discussed.
  • The method enables exploration of possible futures of the water-energy-food nexus.
  • The method enables the effective combination of existing single sector scenarios.
  • Multidimensionality and complexity are well represented without stakeholder fatigue.
  • Potential to increase nexus-thinking and response to global challenges is discussed.

Read the full paper at the link below:

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