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China Pollution

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Barges for transporting coal to Shanghai's power plants on the Guangpu river. 75% of China's energy needs is supplied by coal, the cheapest and dirtiest form of energy. China's booming economy is bringing wealth to many chinese, but soaring demand for energy is having serious effects on the environment.
Shanghai China. 17/11/2005
Photo © J.B. Russell
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Barges for transporting coal to Shanghai's power plants on the Guangpu river. 75% of China's energy needs is supplied by coal, the cheapest and dirtiest form of energy. China's booming economy is bringing wealth to many chinese, but soaring demand for energy is having serious effects on the environment.<br />
Shanghai China. 17/11/2005<br />
Photo © J.B. Russell