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Himalayan hydro developers wilfully ignore climate risks

15 Mar 2019, India Climate Dialogue

Despite growing climate threats, politicians and developers are ignoring geological and environmental risks in a rush to make short-term profits by building hydroelectric dams in the Himalayas. With northeast India already showing the dangers of rushing dam production and sidelining locals, there are concerns that the dams will perpetuate a history of failures.



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