China Dam

China's New Mega-Dam is a Mega-Problem

Patricia Adams | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Business
Patricia Adams

Three Gorges dam may now be declared finished, but never-ending expenditures to treat the problems it has caused will continue to remind Chinese citizens that the world's largest dam may also be the world's largest albatross.

The Yangtze Runs Dry

Patricia Adams | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada
Patricia Adams

The unchecked development of hydropower resources is like "draining the pond to catch the fish" experts warn, resulting in a water crisis in rivers and valleys on the one hand and a large waste of financial resources through the construction of crippled water projects on the other.