Dam development: Value both wetlands and hydropower

John H. Matthews, James Dalton, Nathanial Matthews, Claudio Baigun, Emma Carmody, Max Finlayson, Jane Madgwick, Musonda Mamba, Belynda Petrie, Jamie Pittock, Ritesh Kumar, Junguo Liu, Francisco Rilla, Mark Smith, Kari Vigerstol, Charles Vörosmarty

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    Abstract

    Mike Muller seems to imply that destroying natural wetlands in the course of hydropower development is a cost worth bearing because it will reduce methane emissions (Nature 566, 315–317; 2019). I disagree: intact riparian systems are crucial for climate adaptation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)33-33
    Number of pages1
    JournalNature: New biology
    Volume568
    Publication statusPublished - 02 Apr 2019

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