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Drought, water scarcity and UK businesses and industries: An exploratory study into challenges and opportunities

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In water resources management and drought and water scarcity management specifically, large business and industrial abstractors are a neglected stakeholder group. Yet, supply chains and production processes often rely on continuous water supply. Droughts and water scarcity can therefore have an adverse effect on businesses and industry. This exploratory study focus' on the UK, where droughts are a recurring feature of the climate, and three business sectors - horticulture, food and drink and ...

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10.2139/ssrn.3256736

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1913-0134
Publisher:
Social Science Research Network Publisher's website
Volume:
2
Issue:
56
Series:
SSRN Biology and Sustainability eJournal
Host title:
SSRN Biology and Sustainability eJournal
Publication date:
2018-10-22
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975878
Paper number:
2
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pubs:975878
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uuid:459f988a-3a70-4ac0-8288-c0ed14c63593
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pubs:975878
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2019-03-04

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