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Why mountains matter for energy: A Call for Action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Publication Year: 2014 Publisher: Mountain Partership

Mountains

Related Goals
15

Energy

Related Goals
7

Background

Sustainable mountains development should be a global priority given the multitude of services that mountains provide, among the most notable being water for half of humanity for drinking, irrigation and energy production, The pressing need to alleviate poverty in mountain regions is another reason for concerted action.

Mountain people - who are among the poorest in the worlds - are key to maintaining theses mountains ecosystems, which provide essential environment goods and services to the global community