The World Economic Forum recognizes that while restrictions on energy affect water systems and vise versa, energy and water policy are rarely coordinated. The International Panel on Climate Change predicts that wet places will become wetter and dry places will become dryer. Transboundary water, energy and climate coordination can occur through international consensus building.
Elizabeth Burleson, Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change and Water, 5 Envtl. & Energy L. & Pol’y J. 489 (2010).