After testing a major reservoir that supplies drinking water to Beijing, the World Health Organization has discovered that the water had lead levels 20 times the maximum limit. This comes two years after the Chinese government dedicated 0 million to cleaning up China’s water pollution. Produced by Rob Ludacer Read more: http://www.techinsider.io/ FACEBOOK: https://www. FACEBOOK
Even state-run Chinese media is calling China’s air pollution a “doomsday.” Smog is so off the chart in cities like Beijing that it’s been called “crazy bad.” And it’s causing cancer, heart and lung disease that is killing potentially millions a year. And guess what? It’s traveling to America… Join the China Uncensored 50-Cent Army!
A side effect of rapid industrialization and few regulations, China’s rivers are often treated as little more than sewers. But as LinkAsia contributor Mark Dreyer reports, an online campaign to clean up the country’s water is gathering steam. Watch more at http://linkasia.org. IMAGE: A worker pumps blue-green algae into a treatment reservoir at Chaohu Lake
9 out 10 cities in China have failed government pollution standards according to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. A quarter of million Chinese die every year from pollution, rivers turn blood red, and by 2030, China will be COMPLETELY OUT OF WATER! These are just a few of the signs that China’s pollution has reached
The world’s disposal of electronic waste is increasing, and it’s China that receives about 70 percent of it. Processing the growing mountain of electronic junk has come at a high cost for many living in and around the factories. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Beijing.