Tag: Longkaikou dam

Whispering a dirty secret: Chinese officials set to speed up construction of dams

(December 16, 2010) China is once again giving the green light to contentious hydro-electric projects.

Experts cast doubt over benefits of hydropower

(November 24, 2010) As China’s government continues its push for “green” energy, the construction of dams are increasingly becoming the preferred method to do so. But a growing chorus of critics are openly questing the environmental credentials of hydro power.