Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2008-06-20 12:43
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2008-01-09 10:49
After all, hydro may not be emissions free! Surprised? Some scientists are suggesting that hydropower reservoirs may in fact be producing greenhouse gases.
An interactive website that explains the effects of dams was made public yesterday by the Hydropower Reform Coalition. www.dameffects.org explains how the surrounding vegetation, fish, recreation areas and river flow can be impacted by dams. Also explained is how hydropower dams can be operated to minimize the impacts and enhance river quality.
Regulation and fragmentation by dams belong to the most widespread deliberate impacts of humans on the world
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