An Urban Systems Framework to Assess the Trans-Boundary Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Implementation in Delhi, India

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Source:
Environmental Research Letters
Authors:
Anu Ramaswami
Dana Boyer
Ajay Singh Nagpure
Andrew Fang
Shelly Bogra
Bhavik Bakshi
Elliot Cohen
Ashish Rao-Ghorpade
Date:
8 February 2017

This paper develops a generalizable systems framework to analyze the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus from an urban systems perspective, connecting in- and trans-boundary interactions, quantifying multiple environmental impacts of community-wide FEW provisioning to cities, and visualizing FEW supply-chain risks posed to cities by the environment.