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[4 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

The third meeting of the core group of pilot projects on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins under the UNECE Water Convention and the first meeting of the global network of pilot projects took place on February, 20-21 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Palais des Nations, Geneva
The meeting marked the transformation of the Programme into a global network of basins working on climate change adaptation. This endeavour, carried out in cooperation with the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO), enables the comparison of methodologies and approaches, …

Angara River, Shilka River »

[11 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

What does hydropower mean for the Russian environment? Galina Angarova of Pacific Environment talks about a joint venture between a Russian and Chinese company to build new dams for hydropower, and what changes this may bring for indigenous people and forests.

Amur Basin, Shilka River »

[2 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

At Boao Forum for Asia 2012 Annual Conference EN + CEO Artem Volynets reported: China and Russia could jointly develop hydropower to reduce dependence on coal.
Artem Volynets said, China’s generation is 70% dependent on coal, so in the future foreseeable future, coal is still a very important source of energy in China, especially in power generation and which is on planning issues related to coal, coal technology applications. The northern border of Russia and China, there are some energy sources, in particular, our Siberian hydropower development prospects are very bright, …

Amur Basin, Shilka River »

[2 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

After a week of public protests in the Amur River basin works on the Trans-Siberian hydro power plant are to be suspended in the nearest future, novostienergetiki.ru report with reference to the official statement of EN+ company and World Wide Fund for Nature.
The Russian office of WWF managed to sign an agreement with EN+ on carrying out the asessment the Amur River with the aim of defining its hydro potential and possible risks connected with the construction of the new hydro power plants. The exploration works will take all …

Amur Basin, Amur River, Featured, Shilka River »

[2 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

From International Day against the large dams to the World Water Day a wave of actions in defense of the river Shilka initiated by WWF and local NGOs rolled through the Amur River basin from headwaters to the ocean.

“EuroSibEnergo-En+”, the largest independent power producer in Russia, and China Yangtze Power Co. (”CYPC”), the largest Chinese listed hydroelectricity producer, prepare for joint investment into power plant construction projects in Eastern Siberia. Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro in Zabaikalsky Region, on Shilka river –the source of mighty Amur River with 450 kilometer long reservoir …

Amur Basin, Shilka River »

[13 Mar 2012 | Topics: ]

 
The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition is happy to announce that tomorrow on Day of Action against Large Dams a “ Week to stop Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro” starts in five provinces of Russia located in Amur River Basin—largest still free-flowing transboundary river of East Asia. “EuroSibEnergo”, the largest independent power producer in Russia, and China Yangtze Power Co. (”CYPC”), the largest Chinese listed hydroelectricity producer, prepare for joint investment into power plant construction projects in Eastern Siberia. Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro on Shilka river –the source of mighty Amur River with 450 kilometer …