• IPCC author slams report, especially summary

    April 14, 2014

    Shreekant Gupta, coordinating lead author of the just-released IPCC Working Group III report, highlights what was left out of the summary and the report due to opposition from countries with diverging views

  • The uncertain future of the Mekong River

    March 11, 2014

    A compilation of articles from chinadialogue and thethirdpole.net explores the environmental challenges of dam building along the Mekong River in China and Southeast Asia

  • US turns back the clock on dam-building

    January 17, 2014

    Dams across the US are being decommissioned and rivers restored to their natural flow. Scientists are learning that tearing down the barriers is just the first step in returning a river to health

  • Let’s weather the storm

    October 02, 2013

    Hundreds of climate scientists from around the world have worked for five years to reconfirm that we are continuing to cook the earth. So what?

  • Why big dams don’t work

    July 11, 2012

    Yesterday, Mike Muller argued that China’s investment in dams is good news for Africa. Here, Lori Pottinger writes that large dams are costly and destructive, but Chinese experience in renewables still has a lot to offer.