In this post global information tracking protests around the world picks up in China. The smog in Shifang has created an uprising reportedly from Beijing. Read all about it over on Stirring trouble Internationally.
Pollution Protests in Shifang – China
Pollution is seen by Chinese leaders as the price of economic growth. But the Chinese people no longer see it that way. Expect trouble to flare.
pollution, Shifang, smog
- Protests force Chinese city to scrap copper plant (seattlepi.com)
- Chinese city cancels copper plant project after protests (bfreenews.com)
- Environmental Protests Force Closure of Chinese Copper Plant (irrawaddy.org)
- Gallup Poll: 57 Percent Of Chinese Believe Environmental Protection Should Be Their Country’s Top Priority (thinkprogress.org)
- Green Protest In China Stops Chemical Plant, Economy To Suffer (forbes.com)