At The Wall Street Journal, Josh Chin and Brian Spegele explore the environmental deterioration of China’s countryside, which threatens to undermine both the security of the country’s food supply and the legitimacy...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 28, 2011
China must step down agricultural production if it is to avoid even more serious water shortages in the future, according to a leading groundwater expert. But the proposed alternative of increased imports runs contrary to the...
by Liu Yong | May 22, 2008
From AFP: High above the world’s oldest operating irrigation system, Zhang Shuanggun, a local villager, stands on an observation platform cracked by China’s massive earthquake last week. She has a simple answer for...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 13, 2006
From the Guardian (link): Thousands of Chinese villagers have clashed with police over access to irrigation water, leading to at least one death and five injuries, the local media reported yesterday. Amid a rise in violent rural unrest, the authorities used water cannon and tear gas to break up an angry protest in the village […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”