Revolutionizing China's Environmental Protection

@article{Liu2008RevolutionizingCE,
  title={Revolutionizing China's Environmental Protection},
  author={Jianguo Liu and Jared M. Diamond},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={319},
  pages={37 - 38}
}
China's growth has created severe environmental problems that will require fundamental changes in China's administrative system and its model of economic development. 

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