China and the environment: The East is grey | The Economist. China is the world’s worst polluter but largest investor in green energy. Its rise will have as big an impact on the environment as on the world economy or politics.
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The North Pacific Gyre La Oroya, Peru Pollution, Toxins & Chemicals Kabwe, Zambia Lead and cadmium soak the hills of Kabwe after decades of mining and processing. Children here have lead concentrations five to 10 times the permissible U.S. Environmental Protection Agency levels, and the ground is so contaminated that nothing can be grown.
What Would Happen If The Entire World Lived Like Americans?
While those of us in the U.S. consume enough resources to take up Earth’s worth of resources, the only reason we haven’t eaten through everything is that the rest of the world is balancing us out by using far more reasonable percentages of the Earth.