DECLARATION FOR RIVERS AND CLIMATE

[Note: Additional organizational endorsements are accepted at https://bit.ly/3hRUsGL] September 21, 2021 To: -Alok Sharma, the 2021 President of the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties -Parties to the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP-26) A Declaration: Climate mitigation efforts must reject so-called “sustainable hydropower” as a solution to combat climate change …

Hydropower Policy BRIef: Part II. HYDROPOWER INSTALLED IN 2020 AND TRENDS BEHIND IT

(Full Contents of Hydropower Policy BRIef here) Our analysis for 2020 is based on two annual reports: “Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021”[1] by IRENA and “Status of Hydropower Report” by the International Hydropower Association (IHA). We reviewed data on the countries adding more than 100 MW, according to at least one …

Hydropower Sustainability Tools Will Help the IHA Members to Build More Dams Affecting Protected Areas?!

It has been almost two weeks since the International Hydropower Association (IHA) announced its “historic commitment” not to build dams inside the World Heritage areas. It became about the last in the long line of industries who have been convinced by the World Heritage Center to declare such a commitment. …