Disquiet Over India’s Dam Across the Dibang
By Sudha Ramachandran
In addition to power generation and flood prevention, the Dibang Multipurpose project has strategic objectives.
China’s Super Hydropower Dam and Fears of Sino-Indian Water Wars
By Genevieve Donnellon-May
The already-fraught relationship between China and India is becoming even more tense over Beijing’s plans to build a “super hydropower dam” in Tibet.
Why is India’s Dibrugarh Perennially Under Threat of Erosion and Floods?
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Dibrugarh’s geography – it is a mix of flood plains, lakes, swamps, sandbars and highlands – makes it vulnerable to flooding.
The Chinese Threat to Lower Brahmaputra Riparians India and Bangladesh
By Jaideep Saikia
The plan to divert the waters of Brahmaputra would affect over 140 million people who are dependent on the river.
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
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
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
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
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
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
New measures can work to prevent disaster in this region.
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.