The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Laurent Bellet

#ClimateIsWater - Glacial Retreat from Climate Change and Effects on Energy Production

In the twelth episode of the #ClimateIsWater series is Laurent Bellet, Energy and Water Advisor for the Sustainable Development Division of Electricité de France (EDF). Mr. Bellet talks about the changes in La Mer de Glace glacier in France due to climate change and how they have affected power generation in the area. These issues are an illustration of the challenges in designing infrastructure in light of changing climate and shifting water resources. He also outlines some of the approaches to sustainable water management being done by EDF in Europe.

This video is the latest in the #ClimateIsWater Initiative. Make sure to check out this episode and keep checking climateiswater.org for future installments and news from the campaign.

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