June 7, 2011

No Grade Inflation for China

D’s, “God this is bad,” E’s ("Extremely poor") and F’s ("You're Not Even Trying, You Fucking Idiot") are handed out, more or less, in this assessment of China’s environmental record, examining a report by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. The ten criteria examined are freshwater quality, coastal water quality, air quality, heavy metals, agricultural pollution, pollution targets, biodiversity, environmental impact assessments, carbon emissions and climate change, drought and dams, and development of remote regions.

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