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  • Fast Facts on Climate Change
    Jul 15, 2015

    China’s impressive development in recent decades has been driven by a process of urbanization and industrialization, powered predominantly by coal energy. This fossil fuel consumption has carried a heavy environmental impact; in 2007 China overtook the United States as the world’s largest producer of climate-changing Green House Gases (GHGs), although per capita emissions remain modest by global standards

  • Fast Facts on Inequality in China
    Jul 15, 2015

    China’s development in recent decades has seen substantial improvement to the livelihoods of millions of people in economic and social terms, with a Human Development Index score of 0.719 in 2013 placing it in the “high human development” bracket.

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