7 Billion Humans | National Geographic Magazine: The “Crane” is the National Bird of China | Guangzhou, China

The “Crane” is the National Bird of China | Urbanization in Guangzhou, China

This is the China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition; it is one of the biggest on the planet. When people have MORE STUFF it is also creates more demand for resources.  China already consumes more of seven of the eight most basic resources on the planet (the eighth being oil).  They need THEIR plastic objects, their cars, their air conditioning. A (dirty) coal power plant comes online every four to five days in China that could power a city the size of San Diego.



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