energy crisis

China’s Industrial Growth ‘A Threat To Resources’

Li Jing at The South China Morning Post reports on a United Nations Environment Program study on China’s resource consumption. The study finds that the speed and scale of resource consumption in the past 38 years in China has no...

China Rations Power Use Amid Drought

A long-standing drought is drying up the Yangtze River and surrounding reservoirs. From the New York Times: As of Sunday, 4 medium-size reservoirs and 1,388 small reservoirs in Hubei had dropped below the allowable discharge...

The Big Thirst

The New York Times takes a long look at tensions around the future of oil–a future in which China looks to play an ever more influential role: China, India and the Middle East are in the midst of exceptional economic booms...

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