China’s air pollution crisis is nowhere close to being solved. Yet water – the lack of clean, plentiful supplies – may be a bigger threat to the country’s economy. And pollution issues of all kinds are an increasing source of social unrest, posing another challenge for the Communist Party and its hold on power.
McClatchy, Dec. 23, Letter from Beijing: In 2015, smog struck fear into China’s leaders
McClatchy, Nov. 30, In Beijing, smog is a potent reminder of China’s role in climate talks
McClatchy, March 19, China fishing plan in Antarctica alarms scientists
McClatchy, September 16, Chinese increasingly protests projects that threaten environment
McClatchy, May 2, Questions arise about wisdom of huge China water project