Watch this video clip which outlines some of the environmental issues associated with the 3 Gorges Dam.
This is a very controversial project and an excellent case study. There are many past questions where this case study would prove invaluable such as:
- Assess the potential risks associated with energy production.
- To what extent has a scheme to supply energy which you have studied been successful?
- Choose one scheme which exists to supply energy. Explain the attitudes of different groups to the scheme and any disagreements or conflicts of interest that have occurred.
- Assess the environmental impacts associated with renewable energy resources.