Antelope Valley, California, USA
Antelope Valley, California, USA

Antelope Valley in southern California is the western part of the Mojave Desert. The San Gabriel Mountains and the Tehachapi Mountains give the valley...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) holds about 6% of the world’s total oil reserves. The oil cannot last forever, so Dubai is thinking of the future. The ...

Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia
Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia

The great thing about hydropower is that it’s a renewable nonpolluting source of power. Once it’s up and running, operation costs are relatively low, ...

Powder River Basin, Wyoming, USA
Powder River Basin, Wyoming, USA

Every day, 100 empty trains enter Wyoming. They leave fully loaded with coal. The United States has the largest coal reserves in the world, and much o...

Salar de Atacama, Chile
Salar de Atacama, Chile

If you like being connected to the world everywhere you go with a smartphone or other device, then you have a desolate salt flat in northern Chile to ...

Three Gorges Dam, China
Three Gorges Dam, China

The Three Gorges Dam in the Hubei province of China is a huge but highly criticized project. It’s difficult to deny the value of hydropower as an alte...