As Southeast Asian countries continue to face a severe drought amid an extreme El Niño event,...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 18, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 4, 2011
Chinese authorities have acknowledged that, while progress has been made in recent years, securing the country against encroaching deserts may take centuries. From Jonathan Watts in The Guardian: China has gained a sliver of...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 30, 2008
Authorities are implementing a four-year delay in the south-north water diversion project amid environmental concerns. The Wall Street Journal reports: The total project, at an estimated $62 billion, is expected to cost nearly...
by Japhet Weeks | May 19, 2008
Yingling Liu writes in the online magazine Worldchanging about the need to create a market for water rights in China (h/t The New Republic): In recent years, scarcity and pollution of water have become the paramount...
by Julie Johnson | Feb 10, 2008
From Science News: China may be forced to increase its food imports as the country’s growing population continues to demand more water-intensive foods. Junguo Liu, an environmental scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of...
by Michael Zhao | Dec 21, 2007
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