World Bank and renewable energy: the Shuren Dam on Selenge River opens the list of problems

The Bretton Woods Project published a review that explains that new World Bank report warns about the impacts of climate change, but concerns have been raised about its own track record. While the Bank has increased its renewable energy share, its continued funding of fossil fuels and focus on large …

Rivers without Boundaries reported on climate adaptation to UNECE Convention

On photo adove: The panel during the side-event: Adapting to climate change in transboundary basins – future work guided by lessons learned. From L-R: Sergei Zavyalov, Head, Air and Water Impact Management, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental, Belarus; Phan Nguyen, Programme Coordinator, Climate Change and Adaptation Initiative, Mekong River …

THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “THE RIVERS OF SIBERIA AND THE FAR EAST”

The First Announcement The 8th International Conference “the Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” The Eighth International Conference “The Rivers of Siberia and the Far East” will be held on June 06–07, 2013 in Irkutsk, Russia near Lake Baikal. The Conference is dedicated to river conservation issues in Siberia …