Under the Dome

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    Abstract

    FOUR DECADES OF RAPID ECONOMIC growth has resulted in wide-ranging environmental damage across China (and beyond), from smog-ridden skies to contaminated rivers, toxic soils and ‘cancer villages’. These increasingly intolerable costs have emerged as a major source of social unrest in recent years. Premier Li Keqiang acknowledged this in his opening address to the National People’s Congress (NPC) on 5 March 2015: ‘China’s growing pollution problems are a blight on people’s quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts.’
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChina Story Yearbook 2015: Pollution
    Editors Gloria Davies, Jeremy Goldkorn, and Luigi Tomba
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherANU Press
    Pages21-37
    Edition1
    ISBN (Print)9781760460686
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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