Part Three: Water
(447 words)

In The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 2 we give particular attention to the issues of water security and access, quality, and rights trading.

Water is a strategic resource in China's sustainable development. It strongly determines the carrying capacity of various economic, social, and ecological systems.

Water safety issues take on many dimensions: economic, social, and ecological. Improving water quality and maintaining water quality standards stand out as key elements of water safety that cut across all of these dimensions. However…

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“Part Three: Water”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <>

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