September 03, 2021
The Brahmaputra’s Raging Waters Wreak Havoc in Assam
By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Around half-a-million people have been impacted by the floods.
September 01, 2021
China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra
By Hongzhou Zhang and Genevieve Donnellon-May
Climate goals and local interests are driving Tibet’s hydropower boom, which will have implications far beyond China.
June 02, 2021
Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward
By Sarang Shidore, Alexandra Naegele, Natalie Baillargeon, Carl Churchill, Rachel Fleishman, Madeleine Holland, and Christopher Schwalm
A recent study shows the risk climate change poses to China-India relations, but also how the two powers can cooperate to mitigate the impact.
March 26, 2021
China’s Dam Building Is a Security Risk for India’s Northeast
By Amitava Mukherjee
If a new hydropower project at the Brahmaputra’s Great Bend comes about, northeastern India will have to go to sleep with the possibility of breach of mammoth sized water reservoirs over its head at any time.
December 09, 2020
Chinese Dam Plan Worries India – But Perhaps Excessively
By Sudha Ramachandran
The plan to build a hydropower dam across the Yarlung Zangbo has worried many in India, who say the country could be adversely affected.
July 23, 2020
Assam Devastated by Floods Again
Floods are a perennial problem in the northeastern Indian state, but the government has yet to find an effective mitigation strategy.
December 11, 2019
New Strategy to Tackle Floods and Erosion in India’s Disaster Prone Northeast
New measures can work to prevent disaster in this region.
November 01, 2019
Tibet’s Rivers Will Determine Asia’s Future
By Dechen Palmo
At the dawn of a new era of building dams on the Yarlung Tsangpo, countless lives and ecosystems are being risked in the name of “development” and geopolitics.
June 30, 2015
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
By Zhang Hongzhou
The “water wars” narrative in the context of the Brahmaputra River is premature and unhelpful.