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Is China’s Silk Road the Riskiest Environmental Project in History?

A global expert on infrastructure says that China’s Silk Road plan to crisscross half of the Earth with massive transportation and energy projects is environmentally the riskiest venture ever undertaken. Distinguished Professor William Laurance from James Cook University in Australia notes: “China has enormous ambitions. “But with that comes enormous responsibilities.” Writing in the Nature Sustainability journal, ...

Troy Oakes