Groundwater scarcity.

Using solar-powered pumps to irrigate crops in arid regions like India's Rajasthan desert may not be the best idea if it means depleting the groundwater table, Yale Environment 360 reports.

This well-researched article raises some critical questions about the unchecked use of technology, irrespective of whether it is clean, and its impact on the underlying environment.

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent