Terence Corcoran: Why the global fossil-fuel phase-out is a fantasy akin to time travel

From The Financial Post Terence Corcoran June 21, 2019 1:59 PM EDT To produce the power needed to offset fossil fuels, Canada would have to build two and a half…

Free-Flowing Rivers Imperiled by Dams

Guest no schist Sherlock by David Middleton From the AGU’s “bleeding obvious” files… Where Did All the Free-Flowing Rivers Go? A map of the world’s free-flowing rivers shows a shrinking…

That 'Methane Time Bomb' now lurks behind dams

From the American Chemical Society. I wonder if they studied how much methane comes from sediment loads dropped by rivers naturally and compared them? The Mississippi Delta alone must be…

Dammed if you do, Dammed if you don't

Yes, the headline is purposely that way. From Oregon State University: Dam construction to reduce greenhouse gases causes ecosystem disruption CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers conclude in a new report that…

Dam emissions, not so bad after all

From the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Greenhouse gas impact of hydroelectric reservoirs downgraded Site design and location can minimize carbon dioxide, methane emissions An international team of scientists has…