Last year in Durban at the Climate Change counter-summit I met a group of women from Tibet who were warning of the environmental and social devastation likely to be caused by expansion of dams on the rivers flowing off the Tibetan plateau (not to mention rising geo-strategic tensions between India and China linked to exploitation of these waters). For more info, check out http://www.tibet3rdpole.org/

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  1. Bad business this. Water issues in the next few decades will be critical and results very well could be mass migrations and potential war over water crossing international boundaries.

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