A ‘green revolution’ with Chinese characteristics

The Hindu | Jul 13, 2019 at 4:05 PM
  • Just two hours away from Beijing by bullet train, a “green revolution” with Chinese characteristics is quietly under way.
  • A corner of the Hebei province, once known for its polluting industry — steel mills, cement plants, pottery kilns and coal mines — has broken away from its toxic past.
  • Once known for its dinosaurian coal-fired power plants or Jurassic industrial zones built on either side of dusty potholed roads, Fengfeng district has undergone a root-and-branch makeover.