Tag: hydropower

Neolithic Plumbing: The Landscape is a Machine

Scott W Schwartz , December 4th, 2019

Water is, among its many attributes, fluid. Left to its own devices it runs, spills, flows, leaks, crashes, and splashes. Holding H2O still is nearly impossible above 0°C….


Description/Classification/Threshold: Experiments with Renewable Energy Taxonomy

Nandita Badami , March 5th, 2019

This is not renewable energy:   Nor is this some clever, Magritte-esque meta-commentary on how it is impossible represent or think about renewable energy separate from the technologies…


Is Uncertainty a Useful Concept? Tracking Environmental Damage in the Lao Hydropower Industry

jwhitington , July 31st, 2018

The collapse last week of a major hydropower dam in southern Laos, the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy, as a tropical storm dumped an unknown, but massive, volume of water into…