Rainwater, it turns out, is much like solar energy — free, abundant, and underused. As this article from CNN.com indicates, implementing hybrid water management systems that include cisterns, watersheds, and existing water infrastructure, would provide much-needed water both for humans and the environment. It would also create an estimated 50,000 new jobs.
The Dominican Republic, located in the Caribbean, is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to its geographic location and heavy dependence on agriculture, fisheries, and tourism. The country is also prone to natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, which are becoming more frequent and