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  • Why big dams don’t work

    জুলাই 11, 2012

    Yesterday, Mike Muller argued that China’s investment in dams is good news for Africa. Here, Lori Pottinger writes that large dams are costly and destructive, but Chinese experience in renewables still has a lot to offer.

  • 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

  • Another water battle looming

    মার্চ 23, 2012

    Pakistan is gearing up for a new fight with India, reports Athar Parvaiz from Ladakh. At the centre of the latest row is a dam funded by international efforts to tackle global warming.

  • World Bank: Nepal dams won’t stop Indian floods

    আগস্ট 22, 2011

    For decades, Indian planners working to harness the waters of the Ganges and its tributaries have believed building dams in Nepal will save Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh from the floods that occur almost every year.