Report of workshop 3, nexus, policy and practice

What can policy (broadly understood) do differently to get people to do things differently at home, such that demand for resources of food, water and energy decline? That was the fundamental problematic underlying a day of creative engagement and informed critique between people from government, regulation, civil society, consultancy and academia in London in December.

The key outcomes of the day, building on the previous two workshops, amounted to the shaping of a research agenda aimed at enabling engagement of policy practices in ways to usefully reframe how initiatives seek to reshape domestic practices to reduce resource demand across the EFW nexus.

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Workshop 2 Reshaping the domestic nexus, Manchester

The focus of the second workshop in the Domestic Nexus series was on researching and understanding changes in domestic practices which can reduce demand for resources was . It took place on 23rd November, at Manchester Friends Meeting House. 35 participants, including from Aalborg, Tartu and Roskilde as well as from around the UK, chewed over ideas and issues in a packed programme of talks and discussions. Continue reading “Workshop 2 Reshaping the domestic nexus, Manchester”

Bringing the nexus home at the Nexus Network Annual Conference

Click here for pdf of slides: Bringing the nexus home

Nearly half of the Domestic Nexus Team – Ali Browne, Peter Jackson and Matt Watson – were at the Nexus Annual Conference on 19th November. Together, with the slides here, they kicked off a lively discussion on the relations between household practices and the systems of provision comprising ‘the nexus’ of energy, food and water.


Programme for workshop 2


A workshop in Manchester, UK on 23rd November 2015, the second in a series of three workshops, The Domestic Nexus: interrogating the interlinked practices of water, energy and food consumption.

The workshop will run from 10:00 (for 10:30 start) to finish by 17:00. It is taking place at Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS.

Full version of the day’s programme is available here: workshop 2 programme

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