Chinese Water Crisis

Chinese Water Crisis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Chinese water crisis threatens the stability and prosperity not only in People's Republic of China but globally as well, according to John McAlister from the film Aquabiotronics. According to the World Bank forecast, Mainland China has only a per-capita share of 2700 cubic meters per annum, one quarter of the world's average.Half of China's 617 largest cities face water deficits. Beijing is among the cities which will be most affected. Northern China is now relying on 10,000-year-old aquifers to meet the demand of China's large population, which has resulted in ground cracking and subsidence in some regionsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136720663
  • 9786136720661