Tag: <span>Sino-Russian Hydro</span>

Say NO to Transsibirsky Hydro on Shilka River!

  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 …

Environmental risk analysis of Sino-Russian Cooperation released by WWF

Just 5 days after US congress held China’s quest for resources, which largely omitted Sino-Russian resource trade issues, WWF Russia released English edition of a comprehensive analysis of  environmental consequences of cooperation between Russia and China presented in a collection of essays written by 18 authors coming from diverse backgrounds. …

What was omitted in US Congress hearings on China resource boom?

  Extremely informative hearings “China’s Global Quest for Resources” were held on January 26, 2012 in the US Senate.  Leading American and Indian experts delivered their testimony on China’s role in mineral extraction, hydropower, water consumption, energy use, and fisheries, but the hearings somehow omitted forestry and agriculture. We will …

From now on China considers basin-wide impacts of hydropower

A new policy on basin-wide strategic assessment of relations between hydropower and environment called “Provisional Measures for the Evaluation of River Hydropower Plans (RHPs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)” (“????????????????????????”) was issued by National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC). Methodology is intended for use in “Important River” Hydropower Plans, which …