The collapse of the Rana Plaza on the 24th April in Bangladesh has once again focused attention on poor working conditions in the factories that supply garments.
Environmental problems in China are increasingly getting to a point where the sacrifice for its rapid economic growth becomes unbearable. The problems range across the full spectrum, including the legendary smog, which includes dangerous particle matter, carbon emissions, and other dangerous pollutants, such as Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide.
BBC News: David McCauley, climate change specialist at the Asian Development Bank warns that "recent floods in Manila and Bangkok have been a wake up call and shows that Asia is not that well prepared for climate change impacts. This is the reality going forward. These kind of events are fully consistent with what is predicted... they need to bring together the disaster preparedness community and the climate change community and takes steps like put better early warning systems in for...
According to one of China’s advisory bodies, a net gain of more than 9.5m jobs could be made over a 5 year period with the removal of energy intensive businesses and phasing in of ‘greener’ industries and renewable energy sources.
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