China's Environment: Problems and Policies

  title={China's Environment: Problems and Policies},
  author={Alasdair I. Macbean},
  journal={Economic Growth},
  • A. Macbean
  • Published 1 February 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Economic Growth
Historically, rapid growth has produced environmental destruction. China is no exception. Because of its huge and growing population, 20 years of over nine per cent per annum growth, a history of neglect and adverse geography, China faces crises. Floods devastate in the south while droughts afflict the north. One in three of China's rural people lacks safe drinking water. China suffers air pollution, deforestation, loss of grasslands, and species, erosion, encroaching desert, acid rain, dust… 

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