PopSci's look at the future of the environment continues, with projects that might soon spell disaster
Posted 06.23.2008 at 2:23 pm
Massive Coal Plants: Wind energy, tidal energy, solar—the world is embracing large-scale green power. Oh wait, maybe we spoke too soon. Tata Mundra, the largest coal-fired energy plant built in decades, is going up in India with the help of a $450-million loan from the World Bank. iStockphoto
Here at Popular Science
, we're pretty optimistic about the potential for large-scale technological projects. But sometimes the cutting edge can cut in destructive ways. Join us as we look at five upcoming projects
that have the potential to wreak destruction on the environment.
And check out PopSci's complete coverage of the future of the environment at popsci.com/futurecity.