ট্যাগ

hydropower

  • Dam building spoils Bhutan’s green image (2)

    মার্চ 15, 2013

    Bhutan is repeating India’s mistakes by building large-scale destructive dams. The country needs to improve transparency and open up space for public debate.

  • Power beats tourism

    মে 23, 2012

    Rampant hydro development could destroy Nepal’s nature-based tourist trade unless planners let some rivers run free, writes Ramin Sharma.

  • A yam between two rocks

    মে 15, 2012

    Beijing and New Delhi are competing for influence in Nepal. Navin Singh Khadka asks how this rivalry will shape the country’s hydropower policies.

  • Fresh concerns over China’s dams

    এপ্রিল 20, 2012

    Nearly 100,000 people in the Three Gorges Dam reservoir region may be relocated over the next three to five years due to an increased threat from geological disasters, China National Radio reported on Tuesday.

  • Dialogue of the deaf

    এপ্রিল 09, 2012

    Civil society is up in arms over plans to turn north-east India into a hydroelectric powerhouse. But a lack of data on ecological and cultural impacts is stalling the debate, writes Teresa Rehman

  • Water tensions in central Asia

    সেপ্টেম্বর 29, 2009

    A regional crisis created mainly by disastrous Soviet policies will only be exacerbated by the challenges of climate change, a Kyrgyz water expert tells Isabel Hilton.