Bone-Dry Australia Faces Backlash Against Dam Projects: ‘Dams Don’t Make It Rain’
The Wall Street Journal
appeared 19 July 2020
WYANGALA, Australia—To indigenous Australians Isabel and George Coe, the hills near a 280-foot-tall dam here are part of a sacred landscape that is dotted with burials and ceremonial sites. Now, new plans by the government to raise the wall of the dam could flood many of those areas.