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China's emergence as a great power is transforming the world, affecting its security, economy and physical environment. Power Realignments in Asia: China, India and the United States explores the impact of China's rise on relations among China, India and the United States.

Growing India–China Economies, Linked Environmental Concerns, and Emerging Scenarios
Growing India–China economies, linked environmental concerns, and emerging scenarios

India and China are now being seen as two rapidly growing economic powers in the Asian region, the former having got into this a little over a decade ago, whereas the latter had an early start, arising out of post-cultural revolution disillusionment. From an environmental perspective, both India and China have had a long history of exploitation of their natural resources. Most of these exploitative processes are external to the region, whether it be for fuelling the industrialization of the already industrialized world that occurred earlier, or now for supporting the industrialization process within the country itself, further impacting upon the already depleted natural resource base. Rapid industrialization ...

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