Zhou Jigang, formerly of Economics magazine and Hong Kong’s Phoenix Weekly, has focuses on in-depth reporting about macroeconomics and current affairs. His investigations into radioactive pollution in Baotou and China’s underground industries both caused great controversy in China.
Alashan's environmental refugees
Traditional herders in Inner Mongolia face poverty after being moved into towns to allow grasslands to recover, writes Jigang Zhou. Can Alashan's economy absorb them all, and what are the environmental risks?
“The rich consume and the poor suffer the pollution”
Pan Yue, deputy director of China's State Environmental Protection Administration, sparked debate with his recent essay On Socialist Ecological Civilisation. Here, he tells Zhou Jigang about the global inequalities that threaten China's environment.