The dam-maker: China involved in 289 dam projects worldwide

Mongabay: China is currently involved in 289 hydroelectric projects worldwide, as reported by International Rivers. Most of the dams are planned for hydropower, and over half are considered 'large' projects. The list includes completed dams, one currently under construction, and ones in early planning stages. While dams are often considered 'green' power, those in the tropics emit significant greenhouse gases from vegetation rotting in hydroelectric reservoirs. In fact, a recent study found that a dam in......

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