Professor Andrew Campbell, and Dr Jamie Pittock presented the climate change energy water nexus. They discussed a variety of topics such as: Conflicts and synergies between climate change, energy and water policies, tools to identify potential policy conflicts, measures to avoid perverse outcomes synergies through clever, integrated policy-making, the climate-carbon-energy-water nexus in northern Australia climate change adaptation implications of this nexus in the Northern Territory, especially around food security and what the Territory policy framework could look like if it took these issues on board.