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Evolving of the Chinese Industrial Revolution

Extreme pollution conditions make China rethink its socio-economic political view.

Some thoughts on the topic by TestTube News. Air pollution has become a major issue in China, and poses a threat to Chinese public health. The immense growth of the People’s Republic of China since the 1980s has resulted in increased soil pollution.

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As China’s waste production increases, insufficient efforts to develop capable recycling systems have been attributed to a lack of environmental awareness. In 2011, China produced 2.3 million tons of electronic waste. In 1997, the World Bank issued a report targeting China’s policy towards industrial pollution. The report stated that “hundreds of thousands of premature deaths and incidents of serious respiratory illness have been caused by exposure to industrial air pollution. [Wikipedia]

Evolving of the Chinese Industrial Revolution

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Xiaolangdi Dam
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Amazing Flood pictures at Xiaolangdi Dam in China

Sand-washing operation conducted in China’s Xiaolangdi Reservoir.

Tourists watch water gushing out from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River during a sand-washing operation in Luoyang, central China’s Henan Province, June 30, 2014. The on-going operation works by discharging water from the reservoir to clear up the sediment in the Yellow River, the country’s second-longest waterway. This year, the sand-washing operation will be jointly conducted in Xiaolangdi Reservoir, Sanmenxia Reservoir, and Wanjiazhai Reservoir, an effort to make speeding currents carry tons of sand into the sea. The Yellow River has been plagued by an increasing amount of mud and sand. Each year, the river bed rises as silt deposits build-up, slowing the water flow in the lower reaches. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang)

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