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➔ The world will benefit from increasing hydro energy wealth as climate change brings more rain to many places

➔ Some regions will be heavily affected by localized reductions in rainfall and a corresponding loss of energy potential for existing hydropower installations

➔ Additional hydro energy capacity can already be foreseen in zones where there is high certainty of more useable rainfall, especially in high latitudes

➔ The negative effects of hydro energy can be offset by measures such as expanding reservoirs to increase water holding capacity in affected zones, and through a forward-looking diversification of energy supply