Planet Earth is our common home and the nature and natural resources that support us all are under more pressure than ever before. As one of the fastest growing economies, China is now facing the acute challenges of how to bring environmental and social perspectives into economic development as a whole.
Increasing consumption associated with ec onomic growth and urbanisation place significant pressure on China’s vulnerable ecosystems. The per-capita ecological footprint of China has crossed the threshold that is considered sustainable. The patterns of production, consumption and development that China We need to make choices that facilitate the creation of a prosperous future, allowing people and nature to thrive within one planet. The Chinese government these concepts into concrete and achievable solutions.
As one of the world''s leading conservation organizations that has served in this country for over 30 years, WWF is well placed and committed to support China in transitioning towards ecological progress and green development. With this report, we explore the opportunities and challenges for China to enhance its sustainable development capacity in an increasingly resource-constrained world – to help build a future where people live in harmony with nature.