Kirk Herbertson

Articles by Kirk Herbertson

  • The Xayaburi Dam protest

    A new course for Mekong cooperation

    With the demise of the Mekong River Commission, governments and civil society need to find a new forum to resolve escalating dam disputes, argues Kirk Herbertson

    Posted 22 Aug 2013 in Articles&Opinion
  • Fooling China’s dam builders

    Malaysia’s government has hidden environmental and economic costs of dams to attract Chinese money, warns Kirk Herbertson. But the investors too must take responsibility – or face the consequences. When Chinese state-owned companies invest overseas, they can be caught off-guard by corruption and environmental risks that arise because they assume the host government will resolve these […]

    Posted 06 Apr 2012 in Uncategorized