Environmental News: Week 9

Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater for Drought, Agriculture

“A new Princeton University-led study in Nature Communications is among the first to show that solar and wind energy not only enhance drought resilience, but also aid in groundwater sustainability.”

This piece talks about how the increased use of solar and wind energy can potentially decrease the reliance on hydropower which is really helpful in places like California that are prone to droughts.

https://www.enn.com/articles/60661-solar-and-wind-energy-preserve-groundwater-for-drought-agriculture

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