Kazakhstan and China: OIL AND WATER

The nexus of energy and water is one of the great concerns of our times.  As China comes fully into this period epic growth its facing shortages of both energy and water.  It’s also the source of many of Asia’s life-giving rivers.  All of China’s neighbors, indeed the world,  are carefully watching to see how they treat their river-keeper’s role.  Kazakhstan and China are currently directly facing this contentious issue. Feature story in South China Morning Post and Eurasianet, Soros Foundation.