Tag: Beijing’s water crisis

Beijing urged to get moving on water conservation

(January 17, 2003) Beijingers have been warned against regarding the south-north water-transfer scheme as an excuse to waste more water, while continuing to neglect water-saving strategies.

Source of potential conflict

(August 2, 2002) ‘China’s growth-driven pollution of the environment, and its enormous demand for natural resources and energy, are also injecting a new and potentially disruptive element into Beijing’s relations with neighbouring states – water politics.’