It's official: big water power is not, has never been, a renewable form of energy supply

 'Those who don't value the past are condemned to a burdensome future.' (G. Khan) 

Harking back to the dark days of 20th century anti-democratic growth fantasies, it has now hit the wall of climate change - evaporating surface water due to rising heat - and ecological destruction. Add to this the self-destructive determination to sacrifice highly resilient, small-scale, self-sustaining human-biological ecosystems to the monomanic madness of self-aggrandizing power machinations, you get the recipe for desaster. Hasankeyf Valley, continually inhabited for the entirety of the Holocene, suriving the Greek, Roman, Medieval and Modern times has been annihilated. Read on at the New York Times' website.
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