Hydropower

Global climate change poses a grave threat to our planet, and humanity must reduce greenhouse gas emissions substantially and immediately. Along with dramatic energy conservation, replacing dirty energy with renewable energy is part of the solution to climate change. But without careful planning these projects will do more harm than good. Watershed Watch is pushing back on behalf of BC’s wild rivers and the people who care about them by demanding a democratic and transparent approach to planning energy development; by educating the public on the benefits and risks of hydropower development; and by sounding the alarm when inappropriate hydropower projects are proposed. ...Read More