1 result for month: 10/2007


Black Hell in China

Coal Use Grows Despite Warnings"An average of 13 Chinese miners die every day in explosions, floods, fires and cave-ins."This problem just keeps getting worse...Birth Defects on Rise in China Province"Coal mining regions of northern China are reporting soaring levels of defects in newborns, an apparent result of heavy pollution, state media said Monday. Combined with other forms of visible defects and problems that don't show up until several months after birth, a total of 1.2 million children were born with defects every year, accounting for up to 6 percent of all children born, according to the data."China’s Green Energy GapThe problem is ...