In an interview with the People’s Daily’s Xiakedao program last week, Zheng Yongnian, former...
by 黑咖啡 | Nov 3, 2017
According to Stephen Chen from South China Morning Post, Chinese engineers are making plans to...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 5, 2009
The Guardian reports on a new project in Xinjiang that aims to collect water from melting glaciers to address the country’s water problem: The far western province of Xinjiang, home to many of the planet’s highest...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 31, 2008
From the Wall Street Journal: Underground water levels in Beijing are rising this year, reversing a nearly decadelong decline, in part because of conservation efforts tied to the Olympics. Aquifer levels in the Chinese capital...
by Kate Zhao | Jul 28, 2007
From Associated Press via The News tribune: Mine runoff spilled into a central Chinese river, temporarily cutting off drinking water to more than 200,000 people, a state news agency reported. The runoff from a lead-zinc mine polluted the Zijiang river in Hunan province on Thursday, cutting off supplies to the riverside city of Lengshuijiang and […]
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- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods