Monday, March 11, 2013

I knew it was bad, but this bad?

Several times on this blog I have opined that China's environmental problems could potentially lead to social unrest, societal upheaval, and revolution.   This take shows how much the environmental problems cost the economy.  The recent intense smog in Beijing underscores how the environmental travails in this  country affect daily life, and the article underscores how it's also a pocketbook issue for the average citizen and a budgetary issue for the governmment.

Pollution Is Costing China's Economy More Than $100 Billion A Year

That's really bad:

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