Ecologist: Dam builders have a new mantra, writes Tom Fawthrop: ‘sustainable hydropower’. Repeated at every opportunity, it is based on the unproven idea that large dams can be made ‘sustainable’ by promising future ‘mitigation’. And so it is at the Don Sahong dam in Laos which is about to devastate the mighty Mekong and the 60 million people who depend on it for food and livelihood.
The evidence is conclusive: Large dams in a vast majority of cases are not economically viable. Instead of obtaining hoped-for…
Source: Waterconserve News
Source: Water Industry News