water nexus

SIWI engages in The Guardian’s online debate on water, energy and food!

From 11 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (GMT) today, The Guardian and SABMiller are hosting a day of online debates focusing on how to achieve interconnected action on the world’s water, energy and food issues.

The debate will consist of live broadcast expert panels from London, followed by online discussions where leading academics, thinkers and business representatives respond to and debate with a global audience.

SIWI’s Andreas Lindström will engage in the online panel discussion on “Food and Water for Energy” at 1.45 p.m. and SIWI’s Jens Berggren is present in London and will take part of the “Energy for Water” live discussion at 3 p.m.

Visit The Guardian’s site to register, follow the live streams, and get involved in the discussions!

Full Programme:

11.45 – 12.30 (GMT):

Live online discussion with expert panel consisting of:

  • Anna Swaithes, head of water and food security policy at SABMiller
  • Tim Lang, professor of food policy at City University
  • Charles Iceland is senior associate at the World Resources Institute’s markets & enterprise programme.

13.45 – 14.30:

Live online discussion with expert panel consisting of:

15.45 – 16.30:

Live online discussion with expert panel consisting of:

  • Johan Rockström, professor in natural resource management at Stockholm University, and executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre
  • Stuart Orr, freshwater manager at WWF International
  • Paul Street, director of sustainable solutions at Black & Veatch.