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China’s new Consumerism

China’s new Consumerism  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0005
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What Are Some of the Consuming Traits of a More Well-to-Do China? As China’s GDP has grown, so has the wealth of its people. In January 2016 China was home to more billionaires ... More
China’s Pollution and the World

China’s Pollution and the World  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0011
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How Has Globalization Contributed to China’s Pollution? As discussed in Chapter 3, globalization has fueled much of the economic growth China has enjoyed since 1980. With its large ... More
Economic Development and the Environment

Economic Development and the Environment  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0004
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What Accounts for China’s Economic Growth Since the Late 20th Century? Mao Zedong died in 1976, and two years later Deng Xiaoping became China’s paramount leader. Convinced that ... More
Historical Background

Historical Background  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0003
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What Are Some of the Main Environmental Challenges China Has Faced Historically? By the end of the first millennium BCE, the population in China was already 50 million; by 1000 CE ... More
Overview

Overview  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0002
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Why Should We Be Interested in China’s Environmental Pollution? Is it China’s problem alone when its particulate matter makes its way downwind to Korea and Japan, blanketing them ... More
Pollution and Public Health

Pollution and Public Health  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0010
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What Are the Major Health Consequences of Air, Water, and Soil Pollution? When the smog settles in, coughing, wheezing, watering of the eyes, and shortness of breath are common, ... More
Pollution and the Public Response

Pollution and the Public Response  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0013
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What Are the Public’s Sources of Environmental Information? Environmental information is more widely available than ever, from an increasingly wide range of sources. News ... More
The Search for Cleaner Energy

The Search for Cleaner Energy  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0015
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Where Is China’s Coal Consumption Trending? Coal has been the primary energy source driving China’s recent “economic miracle.” In 2000 the country went through 1.5 billion tons of ... More
Soil Pollution and Agriculture

Soil Pollution and Agriculture  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0009
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How Much of China’s Land Is Contaminated? China’s land area is about 3.7 million square miles (world’s third largest after Russia and Canada). Roughly 11.5% to 15%, depending on ... More
The State and Environmental Pollution

The State and Environmental Pollution  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0014
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Has the Chinese Government Been Responsive to the Challenges Posed by Pollution? Premier Li Keqiang’s 2014 declaration of “war on pollution” was meant to signal to the Chinese ... More
Water Contamination and Water Scarcity

Water Contamination and Water Scarcity  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0008
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What Is Contaminating China’s Water Resources? Viewed in the context of the skyrocketing industrialization, urbanization, and population growth of the past 30 years, the widespread ... More
What’s Happening to China’s Air?

What’s Happening to China’s Air?  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Environmental Pollution in China: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190696115.003.0007
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How Does China’s Air Pollution Compare with Air Pollution Elsewhere? It depends on who is doing the surveying (e.g., the WHO or World Bank), the metric used (e.g., PM10, PM2.5, or ... More

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