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HEADER-Hydroelectricity, the Energy of Rainfall

Hydroelectricity, the Energy of Rainfall

The oldest form of renewable energy, hydroelectric power, is not immune to the effects of climate change. Its history is intertwined with the construction of large dams, which have significantly altered numerous river ecosystems worldwide. Additionally, smaller hydropower plants are vital in fostering development in rural regions that are distant from significant energy distribution hubs.

HEADER-Who owns the water of the Nile?

Who owns the water of the Nile?

The large Nile basin is the stage for the biggest political disagreement over access to water resources in recent times. The interests of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia represent the dramatic dependence of agriculture, energy, security, and the environment on water management. Partnerships must prove that we can meet and overcome a challenge of this magnitude.

Who is afraid of the 2030 Agenda?

Who is afraid of the 2030 Agenda?

The dissemination of fake news and campaigns aimed at discrediting the SDGs and the science behind them has increased in recent years. Denialism and conspiracy theories exploit climate alarm to confuse public opinion with clear political intent. Knowing how to communicate science and solidarity-based solutions is the antidote.

HEADER-Community health starts at school

Community health starts at school

Securing clean water and safe sanitation and hygiene facilities is essential but not enough. Knowledge must go hand in hand with achievement. Schools are the foundation for health and hygienically efficient behavior, and students guarantee that communities keep moving forward. Two new projects in India give us a broader perspective.

HEADER-Water stress, a geopolitical factor

Water stress, a geopolitical factor

Water stress is increasingly present all across the world. If we do not take measures in the short term, the situation will be critical by the middle of this century and will seriously threaten the world's geopolitical balance. The data are compelling. Demographics, the growth of extractivism, and climate change are against us. On the positive side, we have the growing awareness of governments and companies and increasingly knowledgeable citizens.

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