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12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
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.

China Wants to Make it Rain (Literally)
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.
Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China's Coal Addiction
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.

China, India, Pakistan: Moving Beyond Water Wars
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.

How Water Scarcity Could Fuel Another Sino-Indian War
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.

Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
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.

One Chinese City's Struggle With Water Scarcity
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.
How History Shaped China's Water Crisis
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."

China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
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.

China's Looming Water Shortage
November 30, 2014

China's Looming Water Shortage

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beyond pollution, water scarcity may be the most threatening environmental issue China faces today.

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