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The Paper Tiger Gets Teeth: Developments in Chinese Environmental Law

Erin Ryan | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Erin Ryan

The move follows a series of internationally reported environmental horror stories from China over the past year, including epic levels of urban air pollution and tens of thousands of pig carcasses decaying in the local water supply.

Low on Water, Short of Crop Land, Beijingers Turn to Golf

Daniel K. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel K. Gardner

Considering the sizeable amount of land taken out of production, the water and the pesticides needed, and the harmful effects of intensive turf management, Beijing's golf craze makes little sense.