Climate change: China’s ‘sponge cities’ struggle to soak up flooding from severe storms despite billions in investment

by Yujie Xue and Martin Choi at Chinese cities have spent more than 1 trillion yuan (US$140 billion) on infrastructure to absorb rainfall and minimise flood damageThat is a mere drop in the bucket compared with what is needed to deal with the deluges climate change is dumping on the nationShenzhen resident Autumn Fang […]