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Li Jennifer Li Peter Lavelle Agriculture in Modern China 09/07/09 The Burden of Success Dung Xiaoping, the authoritative figure of China, set the goal of distributing wealth instead of poverty for the one and a half billion Chinese to achieve. China’s success in economic progress is undeniable as the “economic growth topped 11 percent last year” (Yardley and Kohn). However, the environmental degradation is becoming more evident and serious as the economic development is dominating the political landscape. The Great Dragon is now caught in an awkward situation: should it slow down in this stream of economic flow, or progress rapidly towards the destination of booming economy but exhausting itself in the end. The environmental economic dilemma China faces ties in closely with its technological inefficiency and government corruption which cannot be solved without the cooperation of the local and central government and between China and the West. One of the main contributors responsible for the environmental pollution is the
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