Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: Water Crisis

For years, the energy sector, and almost every other sector, has taken water for granted, viewing it as an abundant resource. But as we move into a new era of renewable energy, the vast amounts of water required to power green energy operations may not be so easy to find. And it’s not just renewables that are under threat from water scarcity, as it also hinders fossil fuel production and threatens food security.
A giant UAV named Wing Loong-2H has been launched by China to combat record drought by cloud-seeding, which means releasing silver iodide flame bars to produce artificial rain.
Ever since China erected a cascade of giant dams on the Mekong, droughts have become more frequent and intense in the downriver countries like India. Although China has promised to release more dam water for the drought-stricken countries, this...
Pollution in Europe has contributed to one of the worst droughts in India which has destroyed the lives of more than 130 million people, according to a new study. Researchers believe manufactured aerosols are to blame for the weakening...
As 13 states struggle with drought, scientists in a corner of India have devised a way to make potable water - 6.3 million litres of it every day - from sea water. They have also developed certain filteration methods...
New research shows the dark side of the IT Boom, how lakes and trees have disappeared and how IT boom made Bangalore unlivable. A recent study by T V Ramachandra of the Centre for Ecological Sciences titled Insights to...