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Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
The 21 million inhabitants of China’s capital appear to be engaged in a city-wide rehearsal for life on an inhospitable planet. Oliver Wainwright reports from Beijing
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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, April 16, 3:33 AM

Environmental quality impacts on the liveability of places and the wellbeing and quality of life of people living in large cities such as Beijing. Environmental quality is influenced by many different factors including climate, resources, danger, pollution and aesthetic qualities. 

 

Geoworld 7 NSW

Chapter 7

7.8 Environmental quality and resources

 

Chapter 6

6.4 Low liveability: where humans create danger ( polluted environments)

6.3 Nature, danger and environment ( Naturally dangerous environments) 

6.8 Places, resources and jobs ( Poor environmental quality vs available work) 

 

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Storms take toll on UK coastline

Storms take toll on UK coastline | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Large stretches of the British coastline have been hit hard by storm after storm this winter, with some areas suffering the equivalent of seven years of erosion in just two months.
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China opens telecom services sector

China opens telecom services sector | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China will open up some telecom services to foreign ownership in the Shanghai free trade zone.
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China's tech hope to fix smog crisis

China's tech hope to fix smog crisis | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.
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Shanghai shrouded in pollution

Shanghai shrouded in pollution | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Authorities in Shanghai have warned people to stay indoors as the city suffers one of its worst bouts of air pollution
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The speed of cultural change

The speed of cultural change | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
The pace of immigration in Boston, Lincolnshire has left locals feeling disconcerted, but the town must prepare for more new arrivals.
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Effects of migration 

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Can China help save Greece?

Can China help save Greece? | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
A growing business relationship is developing between China and crisis-ridden Greece, where unemployment is at a record high.
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Why Is China Growing So Fast?

Why Is China Growing So Fast? | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Although capital accumulation--the growth in the country's stock of capital assets, such as new factories, manufacturing machinery, and communications systems--was important, as were the number of Chinese workers, a sharp, sustained increase in...
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China's urban population exceeds rural for first time ever

China's urban population exceeds rural for first time ever | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China's urban population now exceeds the number of rural dwellers for first time in its history, the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.
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Rural China: Sustainable Development

Presentation by Professor Zuo Ting, Department of Development Management College of Humanities and Development China Agricultural University Part of the Institu
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Soil erosion threatens land of 100million Chinese

Soil erosion threatens land of 100million Chinese | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Crops and water supplies are suffering serious damage as earth is washed and blown away across third of China
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'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang

'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.
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Is capitalism bringing a sense of voice to the people of China?

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China and Greece sign major deals

China and Greece sign major deals | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China and Greece sign business deals worth about $5bn (£2.94bn) during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit, in areas including airports and shipping.
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Chinas impact on to the rest of the world

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China's pollution levels spark boom in sale of air purifiers and face masks

China's pollution levels spark boom in sale of air purifiers and face masks | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Smog-hit cities see huge surge in sales of air cleaning products, but lax regulation is letting slip sub-standard products
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Environmental damage

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China on world's 'biggest push' for wind power

China on world's 'biggest push' for wind power | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China has embarked on the greatest push for renewable energy the world has ever seen.
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China faces $176bn bill to clean up air pollution

China faces $176bn bill to clean up air pollution | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
But huge cost of tackling country's dirty air will be offset by GDP growth, says Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning
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Toxic legacy of China's growth

Toxic legacy of China's growth | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China's economic growth has eased for the seventh quarter in a row and demand for its products are declining.
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China's economic growth speeds up?

China's economic growth speeds up? | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
China's economic growth picks up speed in the July-to-September quarter, but one thing that hasn't changed is that there are more questions than ever over the reliability of Chinese figures.
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China finds 100,000kg of poisoned dead fish in river

China finds 100,000kg of poisoned dead fish in river | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Environmental officials say animals killed by ammonia from nearby chemical plant amid worsening pollution problem
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Water pollution in China

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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, September 23, 2013 8:35 PM

Inland water - environmental change

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How unequal has China become?

How unequal has China become? | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
Officially China is still a communist country, so how is economic success changing society?
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State-owned enterprises in China: How big are they?

State-owned enterprises in China: How big are they? | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
(Blog Admin note: please be aware that Gao Xu is no longer working for the World Bank and cannot follow up on new questions or comments on his posts.)
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Changes in Agriculture in China

Changes in Agriculture in China | A2 G3 Coasts, China and Fieldwork | Scoop.it
The agriculture industry in China has gone through a series of changes in the past few decades.
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