Articles by Zoraya Hightower (3 found)

Incorporating the water-energy ‘nexus’ into policy talks

A recent paper explores how optimization can help industry’s water and energy understanding, usage, and policies.

Carbon policies may neglect the interest of water scarce areas

A national carbon policy may exasperate water shortages in the western United States. Yet, the high cost of water reduction in the electricity sector makes it an unlikely candidate for mitigating water consumption in light of climate change and carbon policies.