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The food-energy-water nexus and urban complexity

While tackling interdependencies among food, energy, and water security is promising, three fundamental challenges to effective operationalization need addressing: the feasibility of science-policy integration, cross-scale inequalities, and path-dependencies in infrastructure and socio-institutional practices.

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Romero-Lankao, P., McPhearson, T. & Davidson, D. The food-energy-water nexus and urban complexity. Nature Clim Change 7, 233–235 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3260

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