New rate to be based on CO2 emissions
Govt will roll out a number of measures to help cushion the impacts of dam construction in the upper reaches of the Mekong River on Thai fishermen.
US Trade and Development Agency has funded a Thai energy developer for its feasibility study of a solar power project in Thailand as part of its Indo-Pacific commitment
The research, Blocking the Bloodline, offers a dark contrast to the govt bright picture. Almost 7,000 people could be displaced if a dam is built along the river.
Extensive flooding in the U.S. Midwest and scorching droughts in Thailand and Indonesia are among the noted issues.
Known as the Terra-i system, it is currently used by governments in Peru, Colombia, Honduras, and Vietnam.
All are casualties of Myanmar’s economic focus on resource extraction, routinely conducted without protection for workers or the environment.
The planet is on fire. The heat is triggering natural wildfires across the globe, adding to the unstoppable destruction of forestland by governments and big businesses.
Due to a lack of rainfall and low upstream flow in the Mekong River, the flood spike in 2019 in the Mekong Delta region will be lower than the average level of many years.
Experts warn the projects pose risks to the country if the government can’t manage them properly.