Renewable Matter # 29-30 / September-December

How Green is Your Mine?

by Silvia Zamboni

Dossier China

 

Global leaders in terms of active green power, China believes that an ecological approach is vital to the country’s development. Even in the case of its 100,000 active mines. 

 

Western public opinion currently perceives China as a country whose prodigious economic growth has come at the price of unsustainable levels of environmental pollution. Although this idea does hold a lot of truth to it, it also merits being updated. In recent times the Chinese Communist Party has started veering towards sustainability, also because of protests in large urban centres and...

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