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Flooding Tests Three Gorges Dam, Pollutes Songhua River in China

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Chemical pollution is the latest calamity as heavy rains continue to blanket the country with floods.

China Looks to Increase Hydropower to Meet Clean Energy Goals

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While the superpower announces ambitious sustainability goals, it faces droughts and intensive energy needs.

Drought in South China is Worst in Decades

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Parts of southern China are being ravaged by a severe three-season drought. Millions of people lack adequate water supplies, and millions of acres of cropland are too dry to plant.

Chinese Farms Generate More Water Pollution than Factories

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Study shows 2007 discharges were double previous estimates.

China’s Poor Farmers Hit Hardest by Climate Change

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Farmers on the edge of poverty in China’s rural provinces face a bleak future in the wake of warmer temperatures, more frequent droughts and infrequent rainfall. The changing climate is forcing many harvesters into poverty or keeping them from climbing out.

China Resettles 300,000 for Plans to Redirect Water to Combat Drought

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Nearly 1.5 million people in the Hunan and Guangdong provinces have reported drinking water shortages.

China’s Dirty Water Leads to Protests, Some Reform

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The smoke stacks of the Baosteel Complex dominate the skyline of Baotou, Inner Mongolia. The anchor of the city’s economy, the iron and steel giant has historically dumped much of its wastewater into the Yellow River. Click image to enlarge.GlobeScan Survey Reflects Country’s Need For Dire Action, More Information

Water and Food Shortages Hit Western China

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ningxia_hui The cisterns of western China are empty, as prolonged drought brings the people of the the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to their knees.

Beijing to Conserve Water Through Pricing

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beijing Pressed for water resources, China’s capital is looking for alternative ways to aid its water supply.

Q&A: Jennifer Turner on Water Challenges for Growing China

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"China is a very energy hungry country, so it’s not surprising that they are damming the rivers."

Down and Drought: Billions Needed to Rescue China's Agriculture

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China has not seen weather this dry in 50 years.

Water Management is a Money Issue, World Bank tells China

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In a recently released report, the World Bank applauds China…