Proponents of hydropower are out in full force in Madrid this week, keen to profit from and perpetuate the myth of hydropower’s climate benefits.
Identifying and implementing new business opportunities that leverage the highspeed railway will be central to the ultimate significance of the project for Laos.
The analysis has indicated that the extremely low flows now being experienced in the Mekong, during one of the worst droughts ever experienced in the region, have changed the water color.
“Regional co-operation, especially among nations benefiting from the Mekong River, is needed to support national efforts to manage drought through data, technology, innovations, policy and financing options.”
Villagers in Mong Hsat township in Myanmar’s eastern Shan State are having sleepless nights as large-scale coal mining operation begins in their area.