Energy/ Water Blogging Contest: This is your chance to share with the world your thoughts, or a call to action for how to address the water-energy nexus. A winner will be selected to travel to Abu Dhabi, UAE to to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, January 13-17. The winner will join more than 30,000 people – including leading thinkers, policymakers and companies – focused on addressing the critical energy, climate and sustainability issues the world faces.
It's easy to enter. Follow these steps:
1. Write a 400-600 word article addressing the following question: What steps can individuals, businesses or world leaders take to address the most pressing and often interrelated water and energy challenges? For example, in the Middle East, the current process to purify seawater to produce drinking water is hugely energy intensive, expensive and unsustainable. What policies or technologies could address this pressing issue? This is just one example of the relationship between energy and water. Be creative. Tell us what you think.
2. Publish your story on your blog and post a link on Masdar’s website. You can also email your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to receive entries is December 31, 2012.
3. Promote. Tell your readers, friends and network to vote for and share your story featured on the Masdar website: http://www.masdar.ae/engage.
A judging panel will review each entry submitted.