Drought worsens China water woes – Daniel Griffiths

 Media Images 41708000 Jpg  41708306 Driverriverbed203 From BBC News (link): Parts of China are suffering their worst in over 50 years. But in the cities, demand for is increasing as China’s economic boom continues.

Environmentalists warn current levels of water consumption may not be sustainable.

It is not far from Beijing into the countryside, but it feels like a journey to a different world.

I found myself driving along dirt tracks through poor villages that had not changed much for centuries – ramshackle little houses, farmers herding their goats over ground that was hard and dry.

SUPPORT CDT

CDT on Twitter

Google Ads 1

CDT EBOOKS

Giving Assistant

Amazon Smile

Google Ads 2

Anti-censorship Tools

Life Without Walls

Click on the image to download Firefly for circumvention

Open popup
X

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.