Morgan Figuers

China’s Unhealthy Taste for Toxins – Peter Ritter

From TIME magazine: “Chinese shoppers are used to warnings about tainted food. According to a November report by the Asian Development Bank, food-borne disease affects 300 million Chinese per year, costing up to $14 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses. But a recent string of high-profile health scares involving toxic ingredients has consumers worried […]

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Greenhouse Emission Figures

Due to its acceptance of the United Nations Kyoto Protocols, China has released 1994 data on national gas emissions. While the emission rates were low relative to other developing countries, China ranks second internationally, behind the United States, on emission pollution. However, China’s emissions are assumed to be higher now than in 1994, and are […]

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