Why warning on hydropower, drought should not be ignored

The London School of Economics and Political Science has cautioned eastern and southern African countries over their continued reliance on hydropower plants for their energy.

In its publication on August 30, 2018, it said much as hydropower assured the countries of massive energy, but heavy reliance on hydro power was dangerous especially in case the countries were plunged into drought.

The school warns that given the existence of almost similar pattern of rainfall in the region coupled with the possibility of being visited by drought on account of growing climatic change in the region, heavy reliance on hydropower could lead to untold consequences.

Full article: The Citizen




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