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Bhutan warned of impending climate change impact on hydropower


Mar 29, 2014

Shyam Saran+ Friday Forum + Climate Change- why should Bhutan worry+RIGSSThe former Indian Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran, said if the upcoming hydropower projects are impacted as a result of climate change, there will be an immediate impact on revenue generation.

He was speaking during the Fifth “Friday Forum”, “Climate Change: why should Bhutan worry”. The forum was held yesterday at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing.

Shyam Sharan said Bhutan has to pay a lot of attention on the impact of climate change on the hydropower projects, if the country is to look at the viability of these projects currently and in the future.

2 Comments for “Bhutan warned of impending climate change impact on hydropower”

  1. Tashi

    Why is there only dearth of information relating to this headlines? Global warming sees very important these days and need to see and hear from expert have become very important. I personally would have felt great if this news have been a bit elaborated one.

  2. Manus 2013

    Yes, of course the fate of our hydro-power resources solely depends upon the amount of snow and ice on its source in the north. If it stops snowing due to global warming our rivers would one day dry up which would ultimately affect our hydro-power projects badly

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