According to the United Nations, more than 22% of world power comes from renewable sources. Hydropower makes up a large portion of this.The International Energy Agency predicts that developing countries will see an 87% increase in energy demand by 2030.
The UN continues to support hydro power as a renewable source of energy, and has provided support in developing countries to build and maintain hydroelectric structures.
However the facts are clear:
Help us redefine renewable energy by asking the UN to increase its support for truly clean renewable energy sources and to stop the promotion and funding of energy projects that cause profound damage to globally connected ecosystems, and the people and animals that rely upon them
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