People's Daily recently published an Op-Ed by He Yong (h/t to Sweet & Sour Socialism), titled, "China needs zero tolerance for concealing major accidents." The original was published in Chinese and subsequently translated into English by the People's Daily Online. If all facts are true, then I agree with He completely. In recent years, there have been a number of oil … [Read more...] about Zero tolerance for concealing major accidents
Whatever your views on the proper role of government in societal, cultural, and economic affairs, few would argue against the government's role (if not duty) in helping to confront the myriad environmental problems facing modern industrialized societies. … [Read more...] about Beijing's New Air Pollution Control Measures
According to an article from the Wall Street Journal two weeks ago, China will face three major problems in the coming years. The problems involve: the nation's changing demographics, the increasing strain on energy and environmental resources, and widening social inequalities between the rich and poor. … [Read more...] about China's Hazy Future?
One of the most serious side effects of China's unprecedented growth is the rapid degeneration of her environment, as it was recently covered by the NYT's special series Choking on Growth. James Fallows has a long feature article in the June issue of the Atlantic entitled "China's Silver Lining,why soggy skies over Beijing represent the world's great environmental … [Read more...] about Enviroment of China: Challenges and Hope