At The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs reports environmentalists’ frustration with the decision to resume damming on southwest China’s Nu River. The new dams are expected to displace as many as 60,000 people locally,...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 16, 2011
Nine officials sent to assess a Three Gorges relocation project in one of China’s poorest counties ran through over 800,000 yuan (about $125,000) during their month-long inspection — four times the original budget....
by Samuel Wade | Sep 9, 2011
At the Guardian, Jonathan Watts visits families in Henan who have been forced from their homes by the South-North Water Diversion Project, whose stories undermines claims that lessons have been learned from past mistakes....
by Zhaohua Li | Sep 20, 2006
From Xinhuanet: The second phase of raising the water level of the Three Gorges Reservoir began at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday. One of the 13 power-producing generators was shut down, reducing electricity generation to 5.65 million kw, down from the normal 6.86 million kw, according to Li Yong’an, general manager of the China Yangtze River Three […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods