Drought worsens China's long-term water crisis

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  1. Ray

    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    This is the result of mindless and unplanned economic hunger.

    Industries and town overusing the meagre water resources.

    And the warming through the industries is changing the climate.

    Coal is China's main energy source and it requires huge amount of water to extract and wash. With the water shortage, soon China would be having a energy crisis.

    It should be a wake up call for India so that we do not go about industrialisation in the mindless way as China has done, just to make money.

    Money making is good, but mindless money making leads to money loss and brings about untold miseries.
     
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    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    All the Three Gorges or control of Mekong and such are proving to challenge nature and notwithstanding claims is causing disharmony.
     
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    Such debates will go on and on for another century, over gigantic projects like Itaipu of Brazil, Aswan of Egypt…

    Let the academia continue their study into pros and cons, and preventive and remedial measures for any miscalculation.

    One thing for sure is millions of people such as in mega city Wuhan (so called Chicago of China), don't have to be soaked in floods as a routine after Three Gorges completition.

    Furthermore the build-up in Yarlung Tsangpo should be expedited to alleviate the drought-plagued west.

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    Like the Three Gorges?

     

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