December 18, 2005

The City That Ate The World

The BBC recently did a 4 part documentary on the building of modern Beijing. Some of the stats thrown out are incredible. Right now the city is consuming half the world's production of steel and a third of its concrete. Take a listen here: The City Ate The World..

posted at 01:32 PM by raul

Filed under: elsewhere

TAGS: bbc (1) beijing (6) economics (1) production (1) radio (3) the future (3)


12/18/05 11:57 PM

Yes, and they will be consuming energy like a billy goat...for many years to come.

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