China has the biggest population and the fastest growing economy in the world. Shanghai, the country’s financial and commercial hub, is right at the heart of China’s economic and consumer revolution. Being on the coast it is also a city very much at the mercy of climate change. “Hot Cities” looks at how Shanghai – a rich city in the world’s quickest growing economy and a driver of climate change – can adapt and survive.
Supported by the Rockefeller Foundation.Keywords: environment, china, economy, flood, rockefeller Foundation, shanghai, sea levels, pollution, waste recycling, yangtse