Note: This sad legacy is a result of following European model of urbanisation & industrialisation. The whole world is in crisis due to Europe led industrial revolution since 1750. It can only be hoped that by 2050, the European and US model of blind assault on ecosystem, human life and biodiversity will be rejected in toto.
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In Xinglong in the south, resident Cao Jiangang is convinced that factories there are to blame for his 47-year-old mother's liver cancer.
China's next leaders are inheriting a toxic legacy. They have plans for cleaner growth, but that will be slower and more expensive. Here's my report: