China’s Real Pollution Problem

“Forget about so called CO2 pollution. This is the real tragedy, and it has not been helped by Western governments’ policies which simply export jobs to places like China.”

Spot on Paul Homewood.

Toxic ‘Green’ solar panel and other e-waste ~ See no evil, hear no evil … whence made in regulation-free China.

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.examiner.com/article/eighty-percent-of-chinese-water-is-too-toxic-to-drink

An interesting article by Thomas Richard in the Examiner:

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Over 80 percent of China’s wells is heavily polluted, according to new statistics reported by Chinese Media and the NY Times this week, raising new concerns about the world’s most populated country. However, most Chinese cities get their water from deep wells and reservoirs, which weren’t part of the study. Villages and small towns, which dot the countryside, use shallower wells and are the basis of the new report.

Industrial and domestic development along the Yellow River at Liujiaxia Dam

Vmenkov, CC SA-4.0, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:6058-Liujiaxia-Dam.jpg

These shallow wells and rivers have become contaminated from industry and agriculture practices. And while the U.S. is benefiting from China’s lax pollution controls, the toxic byproducts from making iPhones, batteries for electric vehicles, and solar panels is creating an environmental nightmare. Polluted water is falling from China’s skies and infiltrating the watershed where many Chinese get their water.

Dabo Guan, a professor at…

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