Climate Change ‘Affecting’ China
At least 300,000 people in north-west China are short of drinking water because of unseasonably warm weather, which officials link to climate change.
Parts of Shaanxi province face drought after January saw as little as 10% of average rainfall, state media say.
Frozen lakes are melting and trees are blossoming in the capital Beijing as it experiences its warmest winter for 30 years, the China Daily reported.
China is the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gases, after the US. [Full Text]