IRN writes urging that, in light of recent evidence of human rights abuses at Three Gorges dam, Morgan Stanley should not commit to future bond underwriting or financial support for China Development Bank
(March 21, 2006) Information on just a few of the scores of dams planned for the Yangtze and Jinsha (as the upper Yangtze is called).
(March 15, 2006) Investors are hoping China’s big generating companies will be able to grow bigger in a restructuring which is believed to be imminent. By 2008, the largest grid is expected to be in operation, centred on the Three Gorges Dam.
Three Gorges Probe February 27, 2006 China Daily reports that work has begun on dismantling the temporary cofferdam built around the Three Gorges dam construction site when the main channel of the […]
Just about everything you might want to know about the world’s biggest dam, at least in terms of its facts, figures, cubic metres and kilowatts.
China’s finance minister warns that the government cannot go on indefinitely shelling out for big-ticket public works projects such as the Three Gorges dam.
In a report underscoring its aims to conduct ethical business, the Credit Suisse Group says it gives no direct financing to the Three Gorges dam project.
In the greatest peacetime ransacking in living memory, a horde of scavengers has fallen upon towns and villages that will vanish under water after the gargantuan Three Gorges dam begins to stem the Yangtze River’s flow next year.
As a top investment bank criticized for involvement in the Three Gorges dam prepares to unveil an environmental policy, activists wonder whether Morgan Stanley Dean Witter’s words will be turned into significant action.
The Three Gorges dam is partly to blame for dangerously low water levels in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River that have caused dozens of ships to run aground, official Chinese media reports say.
The builders of the Three Gorges dam intend to fill the reservoir to 156 metres above sea level one year ahead of schedule, an official project publication has revealed.
Leading hydrologist Lu Qinkan has submitted a third petition to top authorities in Beijing, endorsed by 42 other Chinese experts, raising the alarm about three potentially disastrous problems related to the Three Gorges dam.
In a third petition to top Chinese authorities, a leading hydrologist issues an urgent appeal for the design and construction of the Three Gorges project to be re-examined.
Two houses collapsed and dozens of others were flooded in a village near the Three Gorges dam when the reservoir water level rose higher than expected.
[This article was written by Three Gorges Probe (English) editor Kelly Haggart and social scientist Yang Chongqing for China Rights Forum. The journal is published by Human Rights in China, a non-government organization formed in 1989 by scientists and scholars ‘to promote universally recognized human rights and advance the institutional protection of these rights in China.’]