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Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Groupapos;s engagement (English)

Hydropower development makes an essential contribution to reducing poverty, boosting shared prosperity, and improving sustainability. Water storage associated with some hydropower projects can also make important contributions to water and food security and to climate resilience. ... See More +

Brief 91154 OCT 01, 2014

Rex, William; Foster, Vivien; Lyon, Kimberly; Bucknall, Julia; Liden, Rikard

The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)

As a mature technology, hydropower has by far the largest installed capacity of any renewable source of electricity generation. In 1998, in the face of escalating pressure, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) was established by the World Bank and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to review the development effectiveness of large dams and establish a comprehensive set of guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of dams and their decommissioning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89147 JUN 30, 2014

Liden, Rikard; Lyon, Kimberly

Romania - Climate change and low carbon green growth program : component B sector report - integrated water resources rapid assessment (English)

The purpose of this report is to assess the climate change impacts on water resources in Romania from an integrated, multi-sectoral perspective, and to recommend priority actions for addressing the identified risks and opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 84264 JAN 24, 2014

Pahuja, Sanjay; Bica, Ioan; Niculescu, Cesar; Ionita, Gabriel; Fagarasan, Adina; Stanciu, Petre; Davy, Thierry; Talbi, Amal; Paul, Tapas; Liden, Rikard Romanian

Romania - Climate change and low carbon green growth program : component B sector report - integrated water resources rapid assessment : Romania - Programul privind schimbarile climatice si o crestere economica verde cu emisii reduse de carbon : raportul sectorial al componentei B - evaluarea rapida a resurselor integrate de apa (Romanian)

The purpose of this report is to assess the climate change impacts on water resources in Romania from an integrated, multi-sectoral perspective, and to recommend priority actions for addressing the identified risks and opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 84264 JAN 01, 2014

Pahuja, Sanjay; Bica, Ioan; Niculescu, Cesar; Ionita, Gabriel; Fagarasan, Adina; Stanciu, Petre; Davy, Thierry; Talbi, Amal; Paul, Tapas; Liden, Rikard English

Greenhouse gases from reservoirs caused by biochemical processes : interim technical note (English)

A decade ago, the contribution of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from reservoirs was estimated to be up to 7 percent of global GHG emissions from all sources. ... See More +

Working Paper 77173 APR 01, 2013

Liden, Rikard