The Potential Impact of Brexit on the Energy, Water and Food Nexus in the UK: A Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping Approach


Applied Energy
Guy Ziv
Elizabeth Watson
Dylan Young
David C.Howard
Shaun T. Larcom
Andrew J.Tanentzap
15 January 2018

The authors of this paper derive a model of the energy-water-food nexus using four versions of fuzzy cognitive mapping (FCM). An aggregated FCM is developed and applied to predict the impacts on the nexus of four scenarios under which the United Kingdom would depart from the European Union (i.e., Brexit).