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The Brahmaputra’s Raging Waters Wreak Havoc in Assam
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.

China’s Hydropower Plan on the Brahmaputra
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.
Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward
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.

China’s Dam Building Is a Security Risk for India’s Northeast
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.

Chinese Dam Plan Worries India – But Perhaps Excessively
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.

Assam Devastated by Floods Again
July 23, 2020

Assam Devastated by Floods Again

By StoriesAsia
Floods are a perennial problem in the northeastern Indian state, but the government has yet to find an effective mitigation strategy.

New Strategy to Tackle Floods and Erosion in India’s Disaster Prone Northeast
December 11, 2019

New Strategy to Tackle Floods and Erosion in India’s Disaster Prone Northeast

By StoriesAsia
New measures can work to prevent disaster in this region.
Tibet’s Rivers Will Determine Asia’s Future
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.

China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
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.

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