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Study: large hydropower dams unsustainable

Study: large hydropower dams unsustainable

The developed world built numerous large dams from the 1920s to the 1970s. Today, hydropower is the world’s leading source of renewable energy, accounting for 71 percent of renewable energy in 2016. However, this trend seems to be changing. Across Europe and …Continue reading

Global warming has increased risk of avalanches in Western Himalayas

A rise in global temperatures is triggering avalanches, leading to disasters and other serious consequences in mountain areas. According to results of a study undertaken by University of Geneva researchers, rising temperatures are increasing the frequency, size, and scope of avalanches in …Continue reading