Mongolia’s new Midterm Energy Program is incompatible with its own NDCs

Among non-island nations of the world, Mongolian people, likely, are now experiencing the worst consequences of climate change and the country’s government recently publicly welcomed climate skeptics to come over and see the evidence. "Do not wait until it gets You!" appealed to other governments Mongolia Foreign Minister Tsogtbaatar . …

On Public Consultations held by the WB MINIS Project for Terms of Reference for Regional Environmental Assessment of Dam Impacts in Selenge/Baikal Basin

  Today, the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition published in three languages the following Statement on misconduct of the World Bank’s MINIS Project. September 4, 2018    On Public Consultations for Terms of Reference for Regional Environmental Assessment of Dam Impacts in Selenge/Baikal Basin The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition (RwB) regrets …

World Bank MINIS Project: Comments Concealed from Mongolian Public and Authorities

Yesterday, the WB MINIS Project concluded “commenting period” for the “Final Draft Terms of Reference for a Regional Environmental Assessment for the Selenge River basin and Lake Baikal area  in the context of the proposed  Shuren Hydro-power Plant and Orkhon Water Diversion Projects  “(REA  ToR). The document presented on the …

China Removes the Dam Threatening World Heritage at Home, Would It Abstain from Building Such Dams Abroad?

China’s National  World Heritage Committee keeps its word! Three years ago  Dr. Du Yue, secretary general of the Chinese delegation at the World Heritage Committee Session,  listened to the RwB representative lamenting that Chinese Exim Bank was about to support the Egiin Gol Hydro Project in  Mongolia which may threaten …

Half-lie is Still a Lie: Mongolian officials report to the World Heritage Committee

MONGOLIA made a speech at World Heritage Committee (WHC) on July 28 afternoon. Photo: Mongolia speaking at the 42nd Session of World Heritage Committee. Left to right: unknown person, the Head of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Auditing Enkhbat Altangerel, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Mr. …