India: Climate change: Focus on water security issues

Assam Tribune: The draft strategy and action plan on climate change prepared for the State by the Assam Science Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), has recommended that the water security issues should be given priority over all other issues in case of hydro-power or storage reservoir projects. “The State Government must negotiate the riparian and downstream rights of its people with neighbouring states upstream, with whom the State shares river courses and basins…” said the relevant recommendation of......

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