The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is the world's largest hydropower project. Now the Chinese government has officially acknowledged the project's serious social, environmental and geological problems.
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BEIJING — Intense flooding has swept thick layers of garbage down the Yangtze River that are threatening to block the gates of the Three Gorges ...
We -- the species with almost total power over this planet -- can most definitely do better at preserving our fellow species, and stop pushing others over the brink. It's time to get serious.
China and the world cannot afford more boondoggles in the mold of the Three Gorges Dam. A public discussion of the project's costs and benefits is now needed.
Around 250 B.C., a Chinese official here designed an ingenious system of earthworks that tamed the flood-prone Min River and distributed its water to ...
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