Tina Kanagaratnam is CEO of the PR agency AsiaMedia, and a 22-year resident of China. A native of Singapore, she moved to Shanghai in 1997, and in 1998 co-founded the heritage organization Historic Shanghai, which offers walking tours around the city. She is the author of several guidebooks to Shanghai and edits the blogs for Historic Shanghai and Shanghai Art Deco. Katya Knyazeva is a researcher and journalist from Siberia, with interests in urban history and heritage preservation. She had spent 10 years in Shanghai and authored the illustrated atlas Shanghai Old Town: Topography of a Phantom City. Volume I. She is presently based in London.
China’s hydro dam ambitions and their consequences
Hydropower dams are a source of debate in the environmental and international relations communities alike. China has made use of hydropower in the past to supplement its reliance on coal and other energy forms, and in total the country has 40 percent of the world’s large hydro dams. While the power from electricity-producing dams is […]