The practise eliminates using fossil fuels, and boosts crop production, but is drying up aquifers around the globe.


  1. Farmers in India’s most arid regions are turning to low-cost solar pumps.
  2. By 2026, more than 3 million farmers there will be using subterranean water.
  3. Water tables are now falling rapidly and there is little rain to replace the water being taken.