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By Carley Petesch, AP, Mar 12, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP)—At Lagos’ largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, plastic and nylon atop a 20-foot wall of garbage where hundreds of white herons compete to eat the spoils.

Lagos is engulfed in waste. With a population of more than 20 million, the…

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The Economist: Opening the floodgates
The good news is…
The Chinese government plans to increase the proportion of power consumption to come from clean/renewable energy, from 9% now to 15% by 2020
New plan to build a $5.2 billion Xiaonanhai (小南海) dam on the Yangzi river in Chongqing
The bad news is
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will be conducted by regardless of the result, the project is going ahead as usual

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The Economist: Opening the floodgates

The good news is…

  • The Chinese government plans to increase the proportion of power consumption to come from clean/renewable energy, from 9% now to 15% by 2020
  • New plan to build a $5.2 billion Xiaonanhai (小南海) dam on the Yangzi river in Chongqing

The bad news is

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will be conducted by regardless of the result, the project is going ahead as usual