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.
“The Filth They Breathe in China,” by Michael Auslin reflects on what is happening to the air and water in China. This article describes the air pollution and why it is happening. It tells us what this is doing to our health and what scientist are saying. China 's air pollution has had great deal of problems and that the united states should step in to help generate better lives. China 's air quality is lacking to a point that there is smog everywhere.
China has the highest population in the world, encompassing 1.2 billion or twenty one percent of the world's population. China faces serious social and economic problems associated with overpopulation in the years to come. Overly populated regions lead to degradation of land and resources, pollution, and detrimental living conditions. The Chinese government has tried to find a solution to the problem of increasing population with moderate success. The Chinese government has used several methods to control population growth.
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).
by a Marxist-Leninist party which wanted to ban the word “luxury” in the advertisements. The gap in income and life expectancy between the rich and poor provinces is enormously huge. China has the two biggest Internet companies and more people online than the US and at the same time it spends most on censorship and curbing the freedom of expression. The author argues that individual became a major force in political, social, and economic life: the age of ambition took shape. China is the larger consumer of energy, movies, beer; it is building more high-speed roads, airports than the rest of the world combined.
In fact that, China stands first place at a number of population. Thus, there are great deals on vehicles which are used by Chinese people. According to China’s Ministry of Public Security, Albert (2016) says that “there were a record 17 million new cars on the road in and up to 154 million vehicles 2014”, despite the high amount of emission. Vehicles produce much toxic carbon dioxide gases, which influence badly the air and health of people. Therefore the fuel of vehicles should be changed to alternative natural gases.
Due to all of the factories in China, their environment is worsening. The fumes from the factories cause the atmosphere to be heavy with poisonous chemicals. China is still not a full democracy; however, their political positions and enforcement has improved drastically from previous years. While China does flourish and has massive amounts of wealth, it is still subject to the mentality that the country who flourishes the most (presumably the United States), others must suffer under
China has the second largest economy in the world followed by the U.S. In 2012, China was the 18th fastest growing economy. (www.economywatch.com) In 2013, China became the world’s largest exporter. $2.21 trillion worth of production was exported around the world. China also manufactures for business from other countries.
Chinese people started to become inefficient and the social effects of opium smoking caused most of the Chinese population to become deleterious. The chinese emperor became concerned something had to be done. A thousand tons of opium was confiscated and destroyed, the Chinese government saw opium as being a poison to society. In 1810 the Emperor issued a decree denouncing the use and trade of opium stating that “Opium is a poison, undermining our good customs and morality. Its use is prohibited by law.
Globalization has undoubtedly brought China more wealth and power, but it has also generated a host of other effects, both positive and negative. First and foremost, one must acknowledge the plainly visible fact that the Chinese economy has grown exponentially since the process of integration into the global economic system began. China 's comparative advantages, particularly in the labor sector, has transformed it into the second largest recipient of FDI in the world.1 Over the course of the last 20 years, exports have grown approximately 17.1 percent per year.2 This ultimate result of this investment and trade has been an overall growth rate 8 percent per annum,3 which would have been completely unattainable without the country 's engagement in globalization. Foreign investments have