Shenzhen’s rise as an eco-city

This Reuters article takes a closer look at the way Shenzhen reinvented itself, from being one of the world’s worst polluters to what it is today – by deciding that development had to be balanced with respect for, and protection of, the environment.

Under its constitutional goal of developing an “ecological civilization,” Shenzhen, as one of China’s three sustainable-development zones, has been tasked with serving as a technology testbed for “green solutions” in sectors such as waste and environmental restoration. Read more.

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