Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Four micro-hydel projects in Nepal -- undertaken by the Rural Energy Development Programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) -- have started generating 39-kilowatt of electricity in Dadeldhura district. The power generation has benefited some 600 families who have set up rice mills at Shirsha, Jogbudha, Belapur and Bagarkot. Meanwhile, a 26-kilowatt micro-hydel project has been implemented at Baglung.