But what really impacted me: wall-to-wall people. Every piece of land bloomed with crops. Every nook and cranny filled with people. They jammed every city. They overflowed every sector of that ancient land. Their plight stunned me. Today, they drive down 50 lane freeways and breathe toxic air along with horrifically polluted rivers like the Yangtze. That one visit changed my life by changing my perceptions concerning the end result of too many people.
If the energy crisis doesn’t impact China, water shortages most certainly will: