The next US-China battleground: Chinese dams on the Mekong River?

//The next US-China battleground: Chinese dams on the Mekong River?

The next US-China battleground: Chinese dams on the Mekong River?

Chinese dams aren’t the problem causing droughts for downstream nations along the Mekong River – they are part of the solution. That is the controversial finding of a Chinese study released in July that poured water on claims by a rival US-backed investigation that blamed dams in China for the shortages suffered by Southeast Asian countries on the river’s lower reaches. The Chinese study, a collaboration between Tsinghua University and China’s Institute of Water Resources, argues that in fact…

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