Tag: <span>Adapting to Climate</span>

Water Transfer Projects Threaten the Lesser Zab River in Iraq!

Statement by Save the Tigris Campaign Coalition Save the Tigris Campaign is a coalition of civil society organisations from nine countries concerned with water justice in the Tigris-Euphrates basin. Our commitment is to the sustainable and equitable use of water for the sustenance of all, regardless of nationality or religion. …

Himalayan Tragedy Reveals Risks of Dam Building

Tragedy happened in the morning of February 7. In a domino effect a glacial avalanche slipping down a mountain gorge hit smaller dam, then its debris assisted demolishing a large hydropower construction site downstream. Increasing human intervention in ecologically sensitive Himalayan region is making it more vulnerable to climate change, …

The IEA’s Sustainable Recovery Plan recommends not discarding nukes and hydro right away

The new Sustainable Recovery Plan released by the International Energy Agency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis being felt across the world has recommended hydropower and nuclear reactor modernization as one of key policy measures. The plan seeks to show governments what they can do to boost …

Two months after Uzbekistan dam collapse: is there a hope to avoid the next one?

The tragic failure of the Sardoba dam has sparked fresh debate around water conflicts and the need for cooperation between countries in Central Asia At 5.55 am on May 1, after five days of severe storms, a dam wall at the Sardoba reservoir in the region of Sirdaryo, Uzbekistan, collapsed …