#hydropower News

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Wind and solar are growing faster than any other sources of electricity in history, according to new analysis from think tank Ember.
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The manufacturing drive risks counteracting the emissions gains of China’s clean-energy drive.
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Bangladesh and India need to talk about sharing water on two major rivers, the Teesta and Ganges. But experts on both sides say much depends on political consensus and the right atmosphere for negotiations.
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As the world moves towards AI-based weather forecasting, a lack of precise data spells a rough patch ahead for Indian climate scientists.
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#hydropower Opinion

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Governments in the region must fix their opaque regulatory frameworks and make use of innovative financing models, says analyst Shantanu Srivastava.
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Long a source of tension with its neighbours, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.
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Despite Thailand’s energy surplus, the country continues to support environmentally damaging hydropower in Laos, revealing just how removed financers are from the impacts of their investments.
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China’s active involvement in climate diplomacy can increase overseas understanding of its climate policies and bring impetus to global climate governance.
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#hydropower Videos

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A British conservation charity has turned to technology thousands of years old – the Archimedes screw − to provide electricity for lighting one of the historic mansion houses it looks after.
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#hydropower Podcasts

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In a region where large hydro projects and expanding biofuel plantations coincide with an upcoming coal phaseout, a laissez-faire approach could worsen existing inequalities and mar the success of a clean energy buildout.
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Ambitious plans to transmit clean energy from India, China and Australia into Southeast Asia have been proposed in recent years. Eco-Business speaks with two energy experts on the prospects, challenges and ingredients for success.
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Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with significant financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?
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The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
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