Argument: Dams have displaced millions of people around the world
- Debate: Hydroelectric dams - con argument.
Patrick McCully. "Big dams, big trouble". New Internationalists. March 2003 - "cumulatively the world's over 45,000 large dams have done major harm. The World Commission on Dams, a World Bank-sponsored initiative backed 'by both dam supporters and critics, estimated that 40 to 80 million people have been displaced by dams."