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Barro Blanco Dam, in Panama's Chiriqui Province, was completed in late 2016. It produces about as much electricity as is used by 10,000 U.S. households. (Courtesy Daniel Grossman)
Barro Blanco Dam, in Panama's Chiriqui Province, was completed in late 2016. It produces about as much electricity as is used by 10,000 U.S. households. (Courtesy Daniel Grossman)
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Scientists agree that global warming is heating up the planet. They also say that one solution to cutting carbon is to use energy more efficiently, and wherever possible to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy.

But low-carbon energy can sometimes create its own problems, as reporter Daniel Grossman (@grossmanmedia) saw on a visit to an indigenous community in Panama.

This segment aired on November 3, 2017.

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