China's War on Pollution

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  • Published: 01 March 2019
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Comments • 2 854

  • Cheryl LEE
    Cheryl LEE  2 hours back

    Killing their own people and harvesting their organs alive is also one of China's strategy to combat human pollution.

    • Lincoln Lim
      Lincoln Lim  3 hours back

      3:00 ThAtS wHaT sHe Said

      • Lysol
        Lysol  10 hours back

        "But what looks like a hopeless environmental disaster, China sees as an amazing economic opportunity."




        That's deep.

        • Shubham Sehgal
          Shubham Sehgal  19 hours back

          The Indian government (Modi government) is sleeping

          • Garvit Agarwal
            Garvit Agarwal  19 hours back

            *written 204 countries proceeds to say 200 countries*

            • John Smith
              John Smith  21 hours back

              Here is the update from Oct 10th 2019. https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/each-countrys-share-co2-emissions
              China pollutes more than North America and Europe together. Think about it , (One Country) has more C02 than (Two Continents)! Why?
              1.4 billion people need more stuff. You can not have overpopulation and be environmentally friendly at the same time.

              • Phillip Gibbon
                Phillip Gibbon  1 days back

                buy a tesla bypass the lottery

                • Morgan Grey
                  Morgan Grey  1 days back

                  china is #2 in CO2 emissions,the US is #1......the difference is....china is getting worse and US is getting better..by the way more people =more CO2 emissions..Humans exhale CO2...1 billion + people in china breathing....thats a lot of CO2..China likes big ideas....the last big idea(the cultural revolution)killed tens of millions of people....oh another reason why retarded china is getting polluted?..how about building massive ghost cities for people who will never live there....thats real fuckin smart huh?

                  • John Smith
                    John Smith  21 hours back

                    Here is the update from Oct 10th 2019. https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/each-countrys-share-co2-emissions
                    China pollutes more than North America and Europe together. Think about it , (One Country) has more C02 than (Two Continents)! Why?
                    1.4 billion people need more stuff. You can not have overpopulation and be environmentally friendly at the same time.

                • 济成周
                  济成周  1 days back

                  the quality of the video is great, thanks for upload!~

                  • Rocket man
                    Rocket man  1 days back

                    Modi need to learn frm xi

                    • live N let live
                      live N let live  2 days back

                      I like china in many ways.. Us is also good in advertising, and heroes of Vietnam

                      • Waqas Ahmed
                        Waqas Ahmed  2 days back

                        Video Guy: Polutions kills 1.6 billion people a year in China, 5:46
                        China: Where is my population?
                        The world : What removed them from the face of the earth....
                        Me: It was this guy... No fingers pointing... 😅

                        • SuomiPerkele
                          SuomiPerkele  2 days back

                          Without international laws and pressure, China wouldn't lower its pollution.
                          China still conciders coal as the fundation of the country, coal is their top priority
                          China has a 5 years plan to build roughly 15 to 20 new coal power plants.

                          • John Smith
                            John Smith  21 hours back

                            @SuomiPerkele With China insane population of 1.4 billion wanting the western lifestyle that have to use coal because China has lots of coal.
                            China has as many cars as the US has people now.

                          • SuomiPerkele
                            SuomiPerkele  2 days back

                            Link for people who are interested to read about it, and also idiots who have no idea what they're talking about :
                            https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11642-Is-coal-power-winning-the-US-China-trade-war-

                        • Vac Efron
                          Vac Efron  3 days back

                          So you a commie soyboy now ?

                          • Caroline Siegel
                            Caroline Siegel  3 days back

                            I AM SURE ALL YOU AMERICANS WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THIS REGIME.

                            • Sihang Shao
                              Sihang Shao  6 days back

                              If you buy a electric or hybrid vehicle you can get a plate right away

                              • Bushangels
                                Bushangels  6 days back

                                China has improved dramatically...Meanwhile, Delhi has become the most polluted capital in the world, 7 times worse than Beijing.

                                • Gauravwardhan Singh
                                  Gauravwardhan Singh  7 days back

                                  China has already created and solved a problem by the time I wake up every morning!

                                  • John Smith
                                    John Smith  21 hours back

                                    Here is the update from Oct 10th 2019. https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/each-countrys-share-co2-emissions
                                    China pollutes more than North America and Europe together. Think about it , (One Country) has more C02 than (Two Continents)! Why?
                                    1.4 billion people need more stuff. You can not have overpopulation and be environmentally friendly at the same time.

                                • Bijan Ashtiani-Eisemann

                                  China is kicking the US's ass again

                                  • Y
                                    Y  1 weeks back

                                    Dear people in comment section
                                    1. We are not talking about India
                                    2. We are not talking about China's other problems
                                    3. We are not being racist
                                    4. We are not being ignorant
                                    Thanks

                                    • Bob
                                      Bob  1 weeks back

                                      It was noted about the massive amount of coal usage and then went into the upswing of Electric Vehicles (EVs) reducing pollution. EVs need electricity, if, as you note, coal is largely used for power, than coal is what is powering the EVs. It is like implying that the environmentally friendly EV are sourcing their power only from wind farms or solar.

                                      • Abhishek Tripathi
                                        Abhishek Tripathi  1 weeks back

                                        Don't talk about about DELHI(india)! I am living here and we now have to buy AIR PURIFIERS. kudos to the DIWALI and people here. I celebrate DIWALI too but never use firecrackers but people here try to show their social status by the money they spend on firecrackers which in turn is killing them.
                                        Can't do anything about it. The society has to change dramatically before we hit something bad that may prove to be fatal for our next generation.
                                        ...China is trying to fight pollution through different means but India is not even considering it.

                                        • John Smith
                                          John Smith  21 hours back

                                          India is not bad for it's 1.3 billion people.
                                          Here is the update from Oct 10th 2019. https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/each-countrys-share-co2-emissions
                                          China pollutes more than North America and Europe together. Think about it , (One Country) has more C02 than (Two Continents)! Why?
                                          1.4 billion people need more stuff. You can not have overpopulation and be environmentally friendly at the same time.

                                      • Say it !
                                        Say it !  1 weeks back

                                        I thought that I watch Xinhua . Crap.

                                        • Франк The chamber of imperialism

                                          At least China knows that when it comes down to it what the average Joe says or thinks doesn’t matter

                                          • Joel •
                                            Joel •  1 weeks back

                                            China:
                                            Pollymatter: VIDEO TIME!!

                                            • Mayank Jain
                                              Mayank Jain  1 weeks back

                                              Superficial video.

                                              • Mountain Mamma
                                                Mountain Mamma  2 weeks back

                                                China has 2 million people in concentration camps, they lead in nothing

                                                • Mountain Mamma
                                                  Mountain Mamma  2 weeks back

                                                  @Tarek E someday, all those commies go bye-bye

                                                • Tarek E
                                                  Tarek E  2 weeks back

                                                  Sure they do

                                              • Brett C
                                                Brett C  2 weeks back

                                                9:36 kooahtz-geh-SAHKT

                                                • Brett C
                                                  Brett C  2 weeks back

                                                  @Traveling Burrito Salesman his pronunciation of kurzgesagt is atrocious; it is not pronounced like kerz-geh-zat

                                                • Traveling Burrito Salesman
                                                  Traveling Burrito Salesman  2 weeks back

                                                  what?

                                              • the1onlynoob
                                                the1onlynoob  2 weeks back

                                                Change weather? That’s a tier 7 spell!!!

                                                • Aaron J
                                                  Aaron J  2 weeks back

                                                  How does it feel to be a China puppet? Everything you have stated in this video is not accurate or 100% wrong. This people is why you should never trust anything you see on a screen.

                                                  • Splinter- Memes
                                                    Splinter- Memes  1 days back

                                                    So what is the 'accurate' or 100% correct info?

                                                  • Traveling Burrito Salesman
                                                    Traveling Burrito Salesman  2 weeks back

                                                    well where do you get you're information then? is it not true that many countries, China included have put down anti-pollution measures? What are you trying to say here?

                                                • Oskar K
                                                  Oskar K  2 weeks back

                                                  video on honk gong?

                                                  • Jules
                                                    Jules  2 weeks back

                                                    Owning a car is freedom only available in usa..? Gosh. Thats called a democracy. China funnily isn't a real democracy. Can you not stick your dumb 'freedom' into every video?

                                                    • J J
                                                      J J  2 weeks back

                                                      I hope Trump can win the trade war and bring all the manufacturing back to the US along with pollution and cancer.

                                                      • Time to make Changes
                                                        Time to make Changes  2 weeks back

                                                        Now it has been announced by the Chinese government that their dumping of plastic into the ocean surged 73% last year

                                                        • Manjeet
                                                          Manjeet  2 weeks back

                                                          I just checked air quality index of different cities just now (1 nov 2019)
                                                          *City*. *Category*
                                                          New York : Fresh Air category
                                                          Tokyo. : poor
                                                          Seoul. : poor
                                                          Thimphu, Bhutan: Average
                                                          Mumbai. : poor
                                                          Islamabad : Dire
                                                          Beijing : very poor
                                                          And,, The heavy weightchamp....
                                                          Dehli : *Airpocalypse*. AQI of 900

                                                          • ardanev
                                                            ardanev  2 weeks back

                                                            Plant Trees at Beijing #teamtrees

                                                            • No1Jud
                                                              No1Jud  2 weeks back

                                                              Next episode: China’s War on human rights

                                                              • Goat Bread
                                                                Goat Bread  2 weeks back

                                                                I understand that there are sceptics of global warming and such, but even if that's a hoax, we can at least all agree that pollution exists and must be stopped

                                                                • dknowles60
                                                                  dknowles60  2 weeks back

                                                                  china as not even try to get rid of its pollution. the us has been doing it since 1976. nice lie on C20. the us is way cleaner

                                                                  • Noah I.
                                                                    Noah I.  2 weeks back

                                                                    War on Pollution:

                                                                    Expectation: NO to Plastic, CO2 smoky bois, & nuclear waste!

                                                                    Reality: Food waste, methane, countries in poverty, debt, fart gas, coal, and diesel/petrol - *INTENSE LAUGHING*

                                                                    • Billy Boulton
                                                                      Billy Boulton  2 weeks back

                                                                      Chinese propagamda

                                                                      • Jiahao Liang
                                                                        Jiahao Liang  2 weeks back

                                                                        So in the past, most of those rubbish thrown by the West are carried out into china, you guys blame china for the polluter of the earth; now china bans foreign rubbish, you guys blame china for not receiving your trash, now even the wild fire in the Amazon rain forest are blamed to be caused by the trade war between US and China. Wow, we are the evilest country in the world

                                                                        • Nothing\
                                                                          Nothing\  2 weeks back

                                                                          Electric cars are actually more likely to contribute to pollution than mitigate it, especially if your country relies on fossil fuels for its grid, like China. The first problem is the factories which process the materials, as well as the ones which make the cars contribute a great deal to pollution, as well as using energy from fossil fuels to run them.

                                                                          The second and less obvious problem is that an electric car run from a fossil fuel dependant grid will contribute a lot more to pollution than if a car were run on gasoline. The reason being thermodynamics. When you convert one form of energy to another, such as the chemical potential energy in fossil fuels to kinetic energy in an engine, you will inevitably lose some efficiency. And with each conversion, those losses become greater. So while a car simply has to convert the chemical potential energy in gasoline to kinetic energy, an electric car has to rely on power generating stations, which use the chemical potential energy in fossil fuels to generate electrical potential energy (voltage) to charge the batteries, which then has to be further converted into kinetic energy.

                                                                          So unless they're using 100% renewable or nuclear energy those electric cars are going to be much more wasteful than if they simply used gasoline. It should be noted as well that even nuclear, solar and wind require electricity from a grid which is dependant on fossil fuels. Nuclear to process uranium and specialized materials for the various parts of the reactor and generator. And solar requires it it process the silicon into wafers which also requires a TON of highly purified water, which again, requires electricity. Not to mention some very nasty chemicals, which again need to be sourced and processed. Even wind turbines need electricity to run the factories which build them. Of course how much each process contributes to overall pollution will vary a great deal especially depending on where the power to produce them comes from. But these are the things many people don't consider.

                                                                          Plus there's the finite lifespan of lithium batteries used in cars, which I understand to be around 5-10 years. Those batteries have to be disposed of somehow, either just chucking them into a landfill or recycling them to be reused in some way. Both of which will contribute to pollution.

                                                                          You run into the same dilema when it comes to home heating. Electric heaters are MUCH more expensive to run than an oil or natural gas heater because you're essentially taking that oil/gas and burning it in a power station to generate the electricity for your heater. Taking losses in efficiency and therefor cost with each step. Technology connections did an interesting video on this dilema, if anyone wants to look further into it. As for the electric vs gasoline car efficiency, Real Engineering covered this topic. Sorry I can't cite specific links, but it shouldn't be too hard to search for if you're interested enough. Cheers.

                                                                          • McMacoAppoStore
                                                                            McMacoAppoStore  2 weeks back

                                                                            'twas a smooth sponsor transition

                                                                            • aiGeis
                                                                              aiGeis  3 weeks back

                                                                              Insta disliked once you brought up cars (as if they're the main pollution source) and then compounded your BS with the nonsense about electric cars "being good for everyone's lungs"
                                                                              Sigh, all these info channels are the same.

                                                                              • Erika D
                                                                                Erika D  3 weeks back

                                                                                High five to China for making changes!
                                                                                While the nut we have thinks coal, asbestos are good things and wind turbines, electric cars bad.🤨

                                                                                • Erika D
                                                                                  Erika D  2 weeks back

                                                                                  @Billy Boulton I agree, he's definitely controversial.

                                                                                • Billy Boulton
                                                                                  Billy Boulton  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Erika D he’s on the news because he’s controversial and sells newspapers etc. that’s it.

                                                                                • Erika D
                                                                                  Erika D  2 weeks back

                                                                                  @Billy Boulton if all he did was said something rude, we wouldn't be having this convo. He wouldn't be on the news every day. He would've apologized & we would move on but that's not all he's done... and that fact that his supporters may think that is scary, tbh.

                                                                                • Erika D
                                                                                  Erika D  2 weeks back

                                                                                  @Billy Boulton kill brown people in other countries and you're a hero? Are you trying to insinuate that Democrats want to kill off "brown people"? That makes no sense. & what frump did, where military was used, bombs blew, people died, that's not a war?

                                                                                • Erika D
                                                                                  Erika D  2 weeks back

                                                                                  @Billy Boulton That's all trump has done wrong in your eyes? Sighs.

                                                                              • Alex Lindekugel
                                                                                Alex Lindekugel  3 weeks back

                                                                                may buy more evs but there coal burners are straight stacked so really arnt saving on enissions.

                                                                                • Slick312
                                                                                  Slick312  3 weeks back

                                                                                  In 2019 China will ADD coal-fired generating capacity greater than the total US capacity. Air pollution is not a priority for them.