Sri Lanka

Conserving water, one drop at a time

Jan 21, 2017
With Sri Lanka facing one of its worst ever droughts, largely due to climate change consequences, the national government has thankfully planned ahead for this and is implementing urgent and effective ways to overcome the crisis.
In the latest step yesterday, President Maithripala Sirisena, who is leading the countrywide battle against the drought, urged private sector institutions to join the power saving campaign by switching off promotional and decorative electric lights. The President has also set up a high-powered task force to deal effectively with issues that may arise from the drought where Sri Lanka is receiving only one third of the rainfall it got at this time of the year, though the newly-inaugurated United States President Donald Trump is still insisting that Climate change is largely a hoax made in China.
Read more at:
Daily Mirror, January 21, 2017

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