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Climate: The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP)

lesotho, südafrika, gauteng, Lesotho Highland Project, wasser, wasserkraft, klima, klimawandel, jürgen schneider, global ideas

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Clean, climate-friendly power is also being produced at an underground hydroelectric station, which covers about 90 percent of Lesotho’s energy needs. The sales of water and energy are Lesotho’s main source of revenue. The money is invested in the poor country’s infrastructure and other important projects. At the same time, the arid area around the region of Gauteng can plan for climate change.