The worst drought in 50 years is ravaging much of Asia. China, which has built four dams along the Mekong River, faces ire from neighbors for causing the drought. Yet scientific evidence suggests low rainfall is the culprit. China is trying to counter the perception that the dams are to blame.
Climate change has been a topic of discussion for many years now, and it has affected the whole world. With global warming increasing at a fast rate, we have experienced hotter and longer summers. While global warming is a natural occurring phenomenon, the current climate we are experiencing