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Will China Save the Planet? by Barbara Finamore (review)

Will China Save the Planet? by Barbara Finamore (review)  China Review International: Vol. , No. ,  looks to you for guidance. . . . Even though you did not ask me to do so, I do think that your parents and your children are a hundred times more important than I” (pp. –). Hsieh Bao-Hua Hsieh Bao-Hua is a professor of history at Western Oregon University specia- lizing in East Asia social cultural history. Barbara Finamore. Will China Save the Planet? Cambridge, UK and Medford, OR: Polity Press, .x,  pp. Paperback $., ISBN ----. In the early s, I taught a course, “Environment and Development in China.” In one of the lectures, I said to my students that China’s level of environmental degradation was so dire that its environment might reach a “point of no return,” which simply means that China’s environment might be irreparable or it is too costly to fix the problem as there were social and health damages as well. But the situation seems to be changing toward a different direction. In the last decade or so, having realized the unsteady, unbalanced, uncoordinated, and unsustainable nature of the economic development model, China’s political leadership has mobilized its citizens to pursue an ecological http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Will China Save the Planet? by Barbara Finamore (review)

China Review International , Volume 25 (2) – Jul 23, 2020

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 China Review International: Vol. , No. ,  looks to you for guidance. . . . Even though you did not ask me to do so, I do think that your parents and your children are a hundred times more important than I” (pp. –). Hsieh Bao-Hua Hsieh Bao-Hua is a professor of history at Western Oregon University specia- lizing in East Asia social cultural history. Barbara Finamore. Will China Save the Planet? Cambridge, UK and Medford, OR: Polity Press, .x,  pp. Paperback $., ISBN ----. In the early s, I taught a course, “Environment and Development in China.” In one of the lectures, I said to my students that China’s level of environmental degradation was so dire that its environment might reach a “point of no return,” which simply means that China’s environment might be irreparable or it is too costly to fix the problem as there were social and health damages as well. But the situation seems to be changing toward a different direction. In the last decade or so, having realized the unsteady, unbalanced, uncoordinated, and unsustainable nature of the economic development model, China’s political leadership has mobilized its citizens to pursue an ecological

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