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How Yemen’s solar power revolution could drain the whole country of water

During the war, Yemenis have turned to solar power for homes and hospitals as well as water pumps. But new research says that too much water is being pumped and the whole country is at risk. Satellite remote sensing shows that groundwater in western Yemen has been at its lowest level since satellite records started in 2002. The increased availability of solar power may be playing a big part in these worryingly low levels.

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