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Is the dam-age over? The growth of dam removals in America

Is the dam-age over? The growth of dam removals in America

By Barnaby Dye and François Edwards This week the BBC featured an article describing the largest-scale project of dam removal to date on the Klamath River in the Western USA. The project involves the gradual disassembling of four out of eight hydroelectric dams. These...

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The World Commission on Dams: then and now

The World Commission on Dams: then and now

By Christopher Schulz and Bill Adams On 16 November 2000, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) launched its final report in London, in the presence of Nelson Mandela. This event marked the conclusion of an unlikely process. WCD was composed of 12 eminent personalities...

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