China and the Environment

China's appetite for energy and water are insatiable, as its economy and population grow. Problems and crises of growth, from the world's worst traffic congestion to extreme pollution to constraints on water availability, threaten not only its development but also its reputation with the rest of the world. This session will consider those problems, look at possible solutions, and cover the environmental movements from within and outside of China. He Fan, Sec. Bruce Babbitt, David Dollar, Orville Schell and Peter Gleick discuss with James Steinberg.

Festival: 2007

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