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The Resurgence Of Hydroelectric Power?

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On a typical summer weekend, hundreds of boats glide across the shimmering surface of Iowa's Lake Red Rock, the state's larg...

YSL Retrospective Comes To Denver

AP | REMA RAHMAN | Posted 03.26.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Paris. New York. Denver? The Mile High City is not what most people think about when it comes to high fashion. But come Sunday, the Denver ...

PHOTOS: YSL Exclusive Opens At DAM This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 03.23.2012 | Denver

This weekend a dazzling exhibit of Yves Saint Laurent's work is coming exclusively to Denver, in a way the country has never seen it before. The D...

Myanmar To Proceed With Controversial Dam, Reports Say

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green

YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar has decided to go ahead with construction of a major dam along its main river despite opposition from ethnic minorities and...

Investigators Find Body In River Near Home Of Missing New Hampshire Girl

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 10.01.2011 | Crime

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. — The body of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared almost a week ago was discovered Monday in a river less than half a mile fr...

Thousands Of Nation's Dams Reportedly 'Susceptible To Failure'

The New York Times | HENRY FOUNTAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — Frank Brassell, owner of Nelda’s Diner in this town wedged between the slopes of the southern Sierra Nevada, knows his fat...

PHOTOS: Inside World-Famous Architect's Residences At The Art Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver Art Museum's architect Daniel Libeskind, known for his ambitious designs for the World Trade Center site, is also the mind behind the Muse...

Damming Alaska's Mighty Susitna River?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

The proposed Susitna River hydro project in Alaska would involve building the biggest dam in the United States in 50 years and change the flow of one ...

Dam Removal Spurs River Renaissance

Rebecca Wodder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Wodder

The Patapsco is a model for how we can restore rivers and reconnect communities to rivers across the region, and the nation. Tearing down old, unsafe dams opens up all kinds of new opportunities.

Will Obama save Salmon Industry, or Dam it?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

It's Up to Us--Take Action Here, Today. "Federal Defendants have spent the better part of the last decade treading water, and avoiding their obligati...

Would You Like to Build This Dam (With a Little Bribe)?

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Bosshard

A few weeks ago, I got an e-mail from an engineering firm in Pakistan. Out of the blue, the firm offered me the contract to build the Hingol Dam and four similar projects.

The Dam That Shook the Earth

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Bosshard

Scientists agree that dams can trigger earthquakes. A new paper presents evidence that the devastating earthquake in China's Sichuan Province in 2008, was triggered by the Zipingpu Dam.

China Dams the World: an Eyewitness Account

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Karl Marx wrote, "the last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope." In a modern formulation, the last capitalist to be drowned in a reservoir may well be the one who sold China the turbines.