Drought exposes water, power woes threatening China

Reuters: Wang Guzhen and Xiao Gongguo count the cost of central China's drought with each push needed to heave their fishing boat through mud to shrinking Lake Honghu, surrounded by drying flats strewn with grounded boats. The months-long drought parching middle and lower parts of the Yangtze River basin is the latest reminder of the risks that China's limited and heavily used water sources pose for the world's second-biggest economy. Even before this drought, smaller lakes around Lake Honghu were disappearing,......

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