Restructuring Economy to Reduce Pollution in Southeast Asia and China
2009 2 pp. by Dr. Zhang Shiqiu
Populate and perish! Rise in population together with fast economic growth continues to be a major contributor to environmental pollution. In addition, concerned countries need to change consumption and growth patterns, and stop biomass burning.
As population balloons and economic growth rises, people will consume more goods coming from the environment. Coal, a basic commodity that fuels various industries, continues to contribute pollution to the environment. Like coal, vehicles also top the list of being a major source of carbon dioxide emissions.
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