Green Dream: China threatens death penalty for serious polluters

Reuters reports:

Chinese authorities have given courts the powers to hand down the death penalty in serious pollution cases, state media said, as the government tries to assuage growing public anger at environmental desecration.

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  1. But is Tom Friedman in favor of the death penalty?
    The big snort here is that China’s government and government-controlled industry are the big polluters in China.

  2. I was under the impression that there were only two penalties in China, death or slavery? Perhaps I am wrong and that was something from ages ago.


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