Asia Unbound » China’s Incomparable Environmental Challenge (Jan 7, 2014)

Elizabeth Economy compares historical and political circumstances between China and the US with regard to environmental pollution.
The scale and scope of the environmental challenge that China faces today and that faced by the United States in the 1960s and 1970s are vastly different.
from China Studies at Leiden University http://blogs.cfr.org/asia/2014/01/07/chinas-incomparable-environmental-challenge/