How green is big hydro?

Lao's decision to delay building a large dam across the Mekong won't hobble the worldwide boom in mega-hydropower projects, but it will bring an increased focus on environmental and social costs.

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A surge in mega-hydropower projects across the world in the coming decade will only be affected marginally by the decision ealier this month to delay building a large dam across the Mekong, Southeast Asia's longest river.


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