Posts Tagged: Dams
Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won't be alone.
As it considers whether to back a controversial dam in Tajikistan, the World Bank needs to revisit its criteria for funding projects that displace people from their homes.
At nearly 200 meters high and 2.3 kilometers wide, the hydroelectric dam in Hubei, China, is creating a reservoir that will eventually stretch 600km (370 miles) to the west.
Gigantic dams have returned to Latin America, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, and they're just as destructive as the old ones.
Can the environmental movement in the Global South, asks Walden Bello, serve as a pivotal agent in the fight against global warming?
China makes, the world takes. And that includes pollution.