Three colliding trends – declining freshwater reserves, booming energy demand and uncertain grain supplies – are disrupting economies, governments and environments around the world.

China’s energy and environmental security is threatened as the country hits these choke points. How China deals with these confrontations has significant domestic and global consequences.

To view the complete article, please refer to "Both China and the U.S. faced with water-energy-food nexus" (中美均面临水、能源、粮食三者冲突) in China Economic Report Issue 1 of 2014.
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