Chapter 17 – Water Scarcity, Water Transfer and Water Trade in China
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Water and energy are both urgent and long-term environmental issues. While a lot of attention has been given to the latter, especially in relation to greenhouse gas emissions, issues relating to water, such as water quality and water supply for agriculture and cities, and as a renewable source of energy,1 may prove to be even more serious and urgent.

China faces many water resource problems, including pollution, floods, and inefficient and inequitable distr…

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Zhang, Xiao, “Chapter 17 – Water Scarcity, Water Transfer and Water Trade in China”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_zheng_9789004316027_0017>
First published online: 2016



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