South Africa’s ruling African National Congress elected Cyril Ramaphosa, a respected businessman, as its president yesterday to succeed the scandal-hit Jacob Zuma.
Mr Zuma, who oversaw growing corruption and a failing economy during a decade in power, had sought to install his ex-wife to the ANC presidency in the...
(Photo: Gilles Sabrie/The New York Times)This article seeks to explain why China's environmental crisis is so horrific, so much worse than "normal" capitalism most everywhere else, and why the government is incapable of suppressing pollution even from its own industries.
I begin with an overview of the current state of China's environment: its polluted air, waters, farmland and the proximate causes, including overproduction, overdevelopment, profligate resource consumption, uncontrolled dumping and venting of pollutants.
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask in Beijing, January 17, 2012.
Decades of coal-powered industrialization combined with the government-promoted car craze have brought China the worst air pollution in the world.
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