October 18, 2021

Large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara would increase heat, rain, vegetation

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BY DIANA YATES  | LIFE SCIENCES EDITOR, U. OF I. NEWS BUREAU Using a new climate-modeling approach, U. of I. postdoctoral researcher Yan Li and his colleagues found that a massive wind and solar installation in the Sahara Desert could have beneficial climatic and ecological effects. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Wind and solar farms are known to […]