Countries along the famous river basin need to strengthen legislation and consider non-hydro alternatives amidst climate change threats, experts say.
Critical as the delta accounts for 12% of natural acreage and 19% of the population and is the nation’s biggest agricultural hub, but is threatened by climate change.
PM denied baseless accusations that the government is purposely cutting off power to people in order to form an excuse to move forward with the controversial Stung Cheay Areng hydropower dam.
“The Myanmar government isn’t oriented towards conservation. Probably they’d log the Protected Areas, and open them up for mining.”
Never before have we faced such complex, uncertain circumstances, and never has the need to come together to find ways to mitigate risks, share benefits and boost resilience been greater.
The 225 MW plant is discharging large amounts of wastewater into the river every day but locals haven’t been allowed us to test it.
The urban renovation and development programme is lagging behind schedule.
The World Air Quality Report released early last month concluded that Hanoi had the second worst air quality in Southeast Asia.
Thailand is preparing face masks for an upcoming regional finance minister and central bank summit after pollution shot air quality to alarming levels, an official said on Tuesday.