Category: Dams and Landslides

In man versus nature, nature always wins

(August 26, 2010) More evidence that the fallout from natural disasters hitting countries like Pakistan are being made worse made poor development.

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The expensive Three Gorges flood control project

(August 19, 2010) As the Chinese people fret these days about our unusual weather, and about floods in the north and south, and in the Yangtze valley in particular, a Web posting attracted widespread attention. Using material from the official media, such as Xinhua and CCTV, and highlighting their headlines in particular, the authors accused the Three Gorges project authority of “boasting.”