Rivers without Boundaries

IRENA’s Call for Renewable Colonialism: Ignorance or Intended Policy?

A new joint study between the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), provides their perspectives on the interconnection potential in Northeast Asia and “insights for policy makers and key stakeholders”. The dream of “Asian Supergrid” has continuously inspired not only  visionaries from Russia, Japan, …

Stop Destruction of Life on Earth: CSOs urge banks to adopt “No Go” policy for biodiversity rich areas

Banks called upon to take action to protect biodiversity ahead of UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming Today, 24 organisations and civil society alliances based in 16 countries sent an open letter to 55 private sector banks globally, calling on them to take concrete action to help protect biodiversity and safeguard …

China’s “Ecological Civilization” Policy and Its Effects Beyond China’s Borders. Focus on Water and Energy.

Living Asia Portal published a story about a conference featuring the report made by the RwB International Coordinator. The Ecological Civilization Policy was issued as an official document by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CCCPC) and the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) …

Mesopotamia Marshes and Cultural Heritage of Iraq Threatened by the Makhoul Dam

Hydro-engineering war against nature and people has further escalated in the Tigris River Basin. In 2020 Turkey completed infamous Ilisu Hydropower project (see “Test killing” of Tigris River by Turkish Authorities Has Started ), while in early 2021 Iran diverted part of Lesser Zab River to replenish Urmia Lake (see …