NewsReleaseWire: Pollution: A High Price For Growth


Pacific countries are facing huge environmental challenges caused by rapid urbanization, fast economic growth, and inadequate infrastructure, World Bank experts said in two recent reports released ahead of Earth Day 2005.

“East ’s economy is growing more quickly than any other region, but improvements in human welfare are being offset by serious environmental issues,” Jemal-ud-din Kassum, World Bank vice president for East Asia and the Pacific, said in a statement.

Rapid urbanization causes problems.

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