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Participatory Indicator Design at the Water Science for Impact Conference, Wageningen

Last October 17 2018, Barbara Willaarts (IIASA), Violeta Cabello (UAB), Gloria Salmoral (Cranfield) and I (photo below) organized a double session at the Water Science for Impact Conference in Wageningen. titled "Stop the Buzzword: closing persistent gaps in the implementation of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus". The first part of the session introduced the projects we currently work on:  ISWEL, … Continue reading Participatory Indicator Design at the Water Science for Impact Conference, Wageningen

Is Shale Gas Dead?

(Also published in the MAGIC-Nexus project e-magazine "The Nexus Times") It’s been a rough ride for the shale gas sector. The market boomed in 2008 shortly after natural gas prices reached USD $6 per million BTU ($/MMBTU). Then, lower gas-prices during 2014-2016 marked what many considered the beginning of the end of the shale gas … Continue reading Is Shale Gas Dead?

La ciencia del agua se encuentra con el arte

Recientemente he conocido el programa "Sistemas Abiertos. Experimentalidad Artística y Creatividad Científica" que promueve el Museo de Arte contemporáneo de Barcelona, entre otros. Me ha parecido una iniciativa interesante. Consiste en unir a grupos de científicos y artistas en torno al tema del agua en torno a facetas del agua que ocurren a múltiples escalas, … Continue reading La ciencia del agua se encuentra con el arte