Doctor Examines Patient in Linfen, China

Photo | 2011-11-04

Doctor Pei Hongchuan examines Zhai Lisheng, a young boy who is suffering from a respiratory illness due to the heavy pollution in Linfen. Greenpeace East Asia believes two factors may constrain China’s coal rush and cool the country’s demand for coal: public outcry for curbing coal burning, and the shrinking water resources in northwestern China.