China: Economic Boom and Ecological Threat

- Badiane Boubacar
2009 RUDN Journal of Economics  
The article is devoted to the analysis of cause-and-effect relation between booming economic growth and the persistent degradation of ecological system in China, which threatens agriculture, health and life, not only for local population but also in other neighboring countries. The beginning of the XXI century has brought not only an impetuous economic growth but acute ecological problems in China. The author first identifies fundamental ecological issues and their main causes, then clarifies
more » ... sic obstacles, which Сhina's government is facing. In this connection, the author shows the significant role of international cooperation in the process of overcoming ecological crisis on the regional level, as well as on the global level.
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