World Bank – Invest in Truly Renewable Energy, Not Big Dams!

Friday, September 30, 2011

In today's changing climate, we need decentralized and diversified water and energy solutions that can best respond to increasingly unpredictable weather patterns. What we're getting instead is a push for more large dams.

The World Bank's Draft Energy Strategy recommends an increase in funding for large dams, including the world's largest proposed hydropower scheme - the controversial Grand Inga Dam on the Congo River.