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The downside of China's 'thriving' economy
The downside of China's 'thriving' economy

Like many individuals and corporations, Charles Campbell equates success with money ("Why China is passing us up," March 25). China's "thriving economy" has created an environmental disaster in many cities that are now engulfed by industrial smog. It also has brought us melamine in children's milk, formaldehyde in flooring and who knows what else yet to be discovered. China's ancient medical remedies have decimated the rhinoceros population in Africa, where mass killings have taken place to procure their valuable horns for "medicinal" purposes. And how about the thousands of African elephants killed to sate China's craving for ivory? ...