Contributor: Yunnan Chen

Yunnan Chen

About Yunnan Chen

Yunnan Chen is currently a Research Officer at the Institute of Development Studies, with the Rising Powers in International Development Programme. She is a former research intern and blogger at Chinadialogue and former Commissioning Editor for E-International Relations. She holds a BA in PPE from the University of Oxford and a MA in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, where her research focused on China's environment and water security. She has written for both academic and policy audiences in Canada and the UK.

Dams in Earthquake Zones

China’s urgent need for clean energy means that dams may be built in seismic zones. But with an increasing number & severity of earthquakes on the Tibetan plateau, what does this mean for China’s hydro plans? … more



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