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Forget Arab Spring -- Isn't It Time for China's 'Silent Spring'?

Monica Tan | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Monica Tan

In 1962 Rachel Carson's treatise on pesticide use, Silent Spring not only facilitated a ban of the pesticide DDT, it kicked off a then-new environmental movement. As the world's biggest emitter of carbon emissions, is China not in need of its own "Silent Spring"?