Renewable energy production and hydropower plant projects will be prioritised to help power the country in the future.
The “cradle to grave” environmental Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) of five hydropower plants in Myanmar demonstrates that the projects currently fails to deliver sustainable hydropower and does not support the management of associated environmental predicaments.
Junta generals in Myanmar say timber exports are “trading legally and officially,” despite the armed takeover —Environmental Investigation Agency refuted the notion that Myanmar is abiding by EU Timber Regulations and certification standards.
Myanmar reiterated its plans to further reduce the country’s carbon emissions and to expand its renewable energy program during an international conference on February 4.
They found that over the last century, 40 species had relocated to southern China, Laos and Myanmar — the area where genetic analysis suggests the virus known as SARS-CoV-2 first appeared.
A case in point is the shelved Myitsone Dam, where the Chinese company that invested in the initial stage of the project suffered massive financial losses. Beijing tends to view the Myanmar military as ungrateful, rapacious, greedy and a poor business partner.
Efforts to protect tigers in the DTL highlight the need for cross-border efforts to maintain ecosystem connectivity.
They report that several countries under greatest China debt stress show great promise for both debt-for-nature and debt-for-climate swaps, including Angola, Cambodia, Myanmar, and the Solomon Islands, which score highest across simultaneous climate and biodiversity threats and opportunities.
Ethnic minority farmers and Kachin, Karen, Rakhine, Mon, Chin and Karenni development organizations have demanded that the new government postpone the reforms, saying the legislation was drafted by the central government and neglects traditional land use methods.