Hydropower is a green-energy darling. But it comes with tremendous costs.

In FERN’s latest story, published with Truthdig, reporter Christopher Ketcham unpacks the extensive human and environmental costs of hydroelectricity, even as government regulators, environmental journalists, climate academics, and green-grid design wizards celebrate it as a key piece of our sustainable energy strategy. “According to the World Commission on Dams, the mega-reservoirs needed for industrial-scale hydroelectric… » Read More

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