EDF: In the first decade a hydrodam could cause more warming than a coal-fired power plant

The common understanding that hydropower is not a “climate savior” was recently supported by another solid study in a leading scientific journal. The Environmental Defense Fund has published a study in Environmental Science and Technology that it says shows that hydropower “is not always as good for the climate as …

Watering the NDCs: New Guidance Document on Water’s Role in National Climate Planning

Recently the RwB contributed to development of a guidance document on taking water into account when developing climate mitigation and adaptation measures. Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) issued the first public version of this living document on November 15. By crowdsourcing with national, sectoral, and civil society partners, AGWA …

The buyers of the Amazar Pulp Mill acknowledged that they misinformed the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Civil society attempts to prevent the worst environmental and social impacts from Chinese-owned pulp-mill development in Zabaikalsky province scored a new important tactical victory at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The KHI toy-manufacturing company, which previously claimed that it wants to take over management of the “highly profitable Polaris Company” (Amazar …