Group welcomes water development bans’ (The Times, 24 June 2014).
A number of studies on the impact of water development on the environment are being carried out by scientists at universities around the world. This is a review of studies carried out for UK water authorities and also by universities and academic research institutions (University of Bristol, Water Management and Environment (WWFE), 20온라인 바둑이13). However, this study covers the period 2004 to 2014, and so cannot offer a useful picture of the current climate.
As Professor Charles Moore stated:
It is important that all water-intensive projects are examined, to ensure that they are effective, safe, and economical to build, when they will bring about positive results, and to understand the risks associated with their construction. But there is no single’silver bullet’ that can be used for all water-intensive projects. This study should serve as a good indication of where future research needs are needed.
This is an important issue because, in the period 2004 to 2014, it has been estimated that the UK will have been using around 2% of its water resources for agriculture and industrial uses, while almost 30% is used in industrial uses for industry (Hurst et al, 2017) and other purposes.
The evidence provided on the impact of water development on the environment is being applied to large scale projects in other parts of the world (Nelson-Petersen, 2015).
As I have shown in my paper on water infrastructure in China (2013), there is strong evidence that, after the constructi포커on of hydroelectric dams on the Great Silk Highway, people have shifted to alternative hydCDC 철도청 카지노ropower sources, such as wind. Wind is not only more polluting than the energy available, but it is also more costly and less effective for energy consumption when compared to hydroelectric power.
As the International Energy Agency has previously reported on power supply on the Great Silk Highway (2014): “For a comparison, at the height of the wind era in late 2012 and early 2013, India imported almost 100% of its electricity from coal. Wind energy consumed a smaller proportion of total electricity than coal-fired generation did in early 2000” (IEA, 2016).
In the same context of wind resources, a recent analysis of energy sources from coal plants on the Great Silk Highway (2014) confirms that China’s energy consumption and generation are largely based on coal, because of the low price of the commodity. “China consumed 6,000 million tonnes of coal each year in 2011 (China National Bureau of Statistics