January 05, 2022
Are ‘Sponge Cities’ the Answer to Shenzhen’s Water Scarcity?
By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Guangtao Fu
Shenzhen is facing its worst drought on record. Can authorities find a holistic, long-term solution?
October 07, 2021
What’s Behind China’s Latest Mega Hydro-Engineering Project?
By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Mark Wang
The Red Flag River is a means to expand China’s domestic water security networks.
August 13, 2021
Water With Your Chips? Semiconductors and Water Scarcity in China
By Elizabeth Wishnick
Semiconductors are particularly thirsty.
July 18, 2017
12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
By John Lee
The heartland of ancient China is fittingly home to the modern-day capital.
January 24, 2017
China Wants to Make it Rain (Literally)
By Cal Wong
Cloud-seeding technology gets a boost with a new investment meant to combat drought.
December 17, 2016
Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China's Coal Addiction
By Xie Yujuan
Years of coal development in Shenmu on banks the Yellow River have left a broken landscape.
October 06, 2016
China, India, Pakistan: Moving Beyond Water Wars
By Bilal Hussain
Reliance on the same rivers should promote cooperation, not conflict, in the Indus Basin.
October 04, 2016
How Water Scarcity Could Fuel Another Sino-Indian War
By Francis P. Sempa
A recent article lays out how water and geopolitics combine in Arunachal Pradesh.
September 04, 2016
Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
By David Volodzko
Xi Jinping's recent trip to Qinghai highlights what Beijing sees when it looks to China's western regions.
September 16, 2015
One Chinese City's Struggle With Water Scarcity
By Coco Liu
In the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, water demand is expected to outstrip supply by 2020.
September 03, 2015
How History Shaped China's Water Crisis
By David Pietz
"China’s water challenges can only be fully understood from a historical perspective."
June 30, 2015
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
By Zhang Hongzhou
The “water wars” narrative in the context of the Brahmaputra River is premature and unhelpful.