Resources on dams & hydropower

Greenhouse gas emissions: The net carbon footprint of a newly created boreal hydroelectric reservoir

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2011GB004187

Making it Real: A Forum on Energy and Climate. Waterbury, Vermont August 12, 2018.

https://www.internationalrivers.org/

Articles & Reports

Jacques Leslie, “Large Dams Aren’t Worth the Cost,” New York Times, Aug. 22, 2014. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/…/large-dams-just-arent-worth-the-cost.html

Lois Parshley. “The Allure and Perils of Hydro power,” Undark. Nov 13, 2017.https://undark.org/article/hydropower-dams-albania-vjosa/

Synapse Energy, “Hydropower Greenhouse Gas Emissions” https://www.nrc.gov/docs/ML1209/ML12090A850.pdf.

 

Books

John Michael Greer. The Wealth of Nature. Economics as if Survival Mattered. New Society. 2011.

Patrick McCully. Silenced Rivers. The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams. London: Zed. 1996.

Jasques Leslie. Deep Water: the Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment. FSG. 2005.

Boyce Richardson. Strangers Devour the Land. Post Mills, VT: Chelsea Green. Reprint 1991.

Marie Wadden. Nitassinan: The Innu Struggle to Reclaim their Homeland. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre. 1991.