China's Long Green March: Crises and Opportunities
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The Taihu Lake algae bloom and disastrous weather events showed that pollution and environmental crises reached a critical point in China in 2007. At the same time, some progress was made in regards to “energy conservation and emissions reduction.” The total discharge of pollutants fell for the first time, which gave hope for future improvements. The Xiamen Ha…

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Hu, Kanping and Yang, Dongping, “China's Long Green March: Crises and Opportunities”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <>

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