Stories about Asia and the environment...that you probably haven’t heard yet. A new perspective on how different countries in Asia are tackling a changing planet.
China is trying to find the solutions to its immense waste crisis. According to World Bank numbers, the country is currently dealing with 200 million tonnes of garbage a year. Landfills are crammed and a burden to their surrounding communities. To solve this, China is building more waste-to-energy plants than the rest of the world combined. But is this the right direction?
Jennifer Turner, Woodrow Wilson Center
Doug Woodring, Ocean Recovery Alliance
Nickolas J. Themelis, Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council
Christine Loh, HKUST and Civic Exchange
Mao Da, Rock Environment and Energy Institute
Producer and Host: Marcy Trent Long
Co-Producer: Sam Colombie
Sound Engineer: Chris Wood
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