Air Pollution in China Air pollution is an increasing concern throughout the world. With escalating populations comes the massive growth of air pollution, which is detrimental to a person’s health, especially on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Countless countries and cities have been plagued with toxic air and shockingly twelve of the twenty majorly polluted cities throughout the world are located in China (Zhend & Kahn, 2013, p. 732). China’s air pollution is constantly increasing and harming the Chinese population. One population that is increasingly affected by the contaminated air are the children in China.
Reducing the Problem of Air Pollution in China’s Industrial Name: Institution: Reducing the Problem of Air Pollution in China’s Industrial Air pollution has become a major worldwide concern because of its adverse effects to the global economics. Pollution in one corner of the world affects all countries since it leads to global warming, where all nations suffer equally. The aim of this report is to establish the causes of air pollution in China industrial cities and come up with solutions that can reduce emissions of harmful gases in the country. It has been established that China has become one of the major polluters of the atmosphere, which can effectively be explained by the amount of industrial activity and a large population
The government is taking a core step in minimising air pollution and water pollution. With rapid increase in the economic growth of China it has created another big challenges in reducing pollution. In late 1990s, the energy consumption has increased by 70% and from 2000-2005 consumption of coal increased by 75%. China is the world largest emission of SO2. The pollution in water also created a serious threat.
China has been one of the leading countries as far as pollution is concerned. The increased number of vehicles and skyscrapers in the big cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing and Chongqing due to their high population of over 5 million, has contributed significantly in increasing the pollution index of China. The essay will discuss some of the key aspects and points pertaining to the increasing pollution in China. Cohort Studies. There has not been a cohort analysis done for examining the pollution in China.
Annotated Bibliography Of Air Pollution in Saudi Arabia Research paper (Bhola, Luisa, & Ojha, 2010) in this book talks about Air Pollution Health and Environmental impacts. The introduction of Air pollution it is the biological materials are in the atmosphere that they may cause harm to human beings as well as to animals and the environment. Indoor air composition has a huge impact on our health and air quality of life. The rapid population growth as well as demanding for increased energy are the primary things that causes large amount of harmful materials pollutants and greenhouse gases to be released into the atmosphere, in doing so causing human health and the environmental consequences. Over the past few decades progress has
In the past ten years, China has created dozens of polluted megacities. The polluted air has endangered the millions of inhabitants in China's overpopulated cities. There are many aspects of the environment that have been polluted or destroyed. The most important one of these is the water in China. China is “polluting the little bit of water they have left” (The Economist).
Economical Factors China is seen as one of the most energetic countries in the world when it comes to economic development. The new reforms in 1978 stimulated the Chinese GDP growth from 364 billion RMB to 63.6 trillion RMB within 30 years (chinability.com, 2015). China has persisted to be a primary beneficiary of the world’s destination of Foreign Direct Investment in the latest period. FDI reports 27% of the value added production, 4.1% of national tax revenue, and 58% of foreign trade (usi.edu, 2010). China was facing an economic growth and a huge development, even though the international financial crisis of 2008 left some marks on several aspects of China, above all the export-oriented light industry in southern China (chinapolitik.de, 2009).
Real Estate Literature Assignment 1A Summary article “Rapid urbanization in China: A real challenge to soil protection and food security” (Chen, 2007) Abstract: By researching the last two decades of accelerated economic growth and urbanization boom in China, the author points out that accelerated urban development has led to a decrease in the quality of the soil and also the shortage of agricultural land. China is now faced with one of its greatest challenges: sustaining the economic growth and urban development while finding ways to protect the bio environment and assuring enough agricultural land in order to feed its people. The analysis is based on official statistics obtained from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and data derived from
There was disparity in income, imbalance in structure of employment. Other problems faced by China were- • Huge traffic jams due to increased number of cars • Threats to health due to pollution and unhealthy lifestyles • Unsafe food due to lack of systematization and standardization in food industry. • Water shortages • Limited supply of land as the land use in urban areas reached its limit. To make the Chinese cities livable and sustainable, it requires strategic and timely responses. It is essential to have a balance of economic, social and environmental policies.
In the time of economic growth everyone focused only on this topic, no one thought about environmental issues which are now China’s biggest problem. (Agenda - The World Economic Forum, 2015) 3 Air Pollution in China One of the most serious urban environmental problems in China is probably air pollution. Pollution in recent years has been so heavy that many Chinese cities could be found at the top of the list of the most polluted cities in the world . Nowadays, we can observe some improvement in the quality of the air in China , however, air pollution still remains an important environmental issue. (Ahearn, 2011) 3.1 History of Air Pollution Problems with deterioration in air quality appeared after Industrial Revolution and during the period when cities started to grow.