Resources on dams & hydropower

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

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

Articles & Reports

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

Lois Parshley. “The Allure and Perils of Hydro power,” Undark. Nov 13, 2017.

Synapse Energy, “Hydropower Greenhouse Gas Emissions”



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.