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Urban planner Thomas Campanella has documented the urban transformation in China since the early 1990s. Rapid modernization results from the desire for a better quality of life, but has consequences of air pollution, health problems, and exploitation of rural migrants. According to Robin Visser, who studies Chinese culture, there is a growing movement toward sustainable development.
North Carolina has long been considered rich in water resources. In the last decade, however, the state has suffered two droughts that have forced cities to implement increasing water restrictions. UNC experts are exploring solutions to water scarcity, such as policy reform, water engineering, and city planning.