Freshwater ecosystems could become the biggest losers of the Paris Agreement.

@article{Hermoso2017FreshwaterEC,
  title={Freshwater ecosystems could become the biggest losers of the Paris Agreement.},
  author={Virgilio Hermoso},
  journal={Global change biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          3433-3436
        }
}
Securing access to energy for a growing population under the international commitment of reduction of greenhouse emissions requires increasing the contribution of renewable sources to the global share. Hydropower energy, which accounts for >80% of green energy, is experiencing a boom fostered by international investment mainly in developing countries. This boom could be further accelerated by the recent climate agreement reached in Paris. Despite its flexibility, hydropower production entails… CONTINUE READING

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