Tag: Xiangjiaba and Xiluodu dams

The hanging Jinsha River and earthquakes

Beijing-based media group, Caixin, reports on Chinese geologist Fan Xiao’s research supporting a link between a 6.5-magnitude earthquake in China‚Äôs Yunnan Province in early August and the filling of dam reservoirs in the area. Several Probe International studies are cited.

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China is being forced to choose between air pollution and deadly earthquakes

If the findings of Chinese geologist and environmentalist Fan Xiao – and the author of several reports for Probe International – are accurate, they raise a serious question. This report by Quartz, a business news site from Atlantic Media, looks at some recent quakes in China linked to the filling of hydro-dam reservoirs.