Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy Sources

Examining the Environmental Costs of Solar, Wind, Biomass, and Hydropower

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Renewable energy sources (RES) such as solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, geothermal, tidal, ocean, and osmotic power plants are crucial for reducing carbon emissions and combating global warming. These sources are often seen as green alternatives to fossil fuels. However, each RES has its unique environmental impacts that need careful consideration to avoid unintended harm.