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Environmental, Social and Governance Challenges in China Today

  • Devyn Collado-Nicol
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Abstract

In recent decades, China has understandably depended on fossil fuels to promote industrialization and economic growth; however, this has increased carbon emissions and air pollutants in its major urban centers. Air pollutants like ozone, volatile organic compounds, nitrous oxides and particulate matter remain a significant public health challenge and there are similar issues that require focus. Fortunately, the country is focused on solving these problems. China in solving its own problems in this regard would then be in a strong position to help other countries in Asia reduce their own emissions, creating an important positive dynamic for solving global challenges.

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  • Devyn Collado-Nicol
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