Hydropower in the Energy Transition and Managing Extreme Hydrological Events in China

There is now overwhelming scientific consensus that a significant part of global climatic anomalies witnessed in recent years is caused by anthropogenic climate change. To help address this and to mitigate some of the most severe impacts of flooding, China plans to continue to add more hydropower capacity by constructing new dams at economically feasible and environmentally acceptable sites. This paper presents the personal reflections of the authors on the progress so far made by China and future steps to be taken.

By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2023. Article published in The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams, Issue Five, pages 92-98.

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