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Climate Change: How Himalayas are crucial for India's energy security
By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019
Around 81 per cent of the total hydropower potential in the country has been assessed to be existing in the rivers flowing from Himalayan glaciers and there is a high interdependence between the glaciers located in the Himalayas and the energy security of the country,...Read more..
Low soil moisture posing threat in most river basins
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019
Factors like temperature, rainfall and soil moisture affect distribution and growth of vegetation. A study of these factors has shown that forest and croplands in two-thirds of river basins across India do not have the potential to cope with extreme climatic events such as...Read more..