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Top China Official Admits Climate Danger

'Huge impact' looms, he says

(Newser) - China is experiencing more dramatic temperature changes than the world average, and climate change could have a devastating effect on the country, according to Beijing's top weather scientist, although there's no sign that the warning will be linked to emissions cuts in the world's biggest greenhouse-gas producer.... More »

Chinese Dam to Displace 4M More People

Landslides, pollution around reservoir at Three Gorges Dam

(Newser) - China will move at least four million more people—including many who've already been moved once—as the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project, nears completion at the end of next year. The new relocations were announced  amid reports that the dam was causing landslides, soil erosion, polluted... More »

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