Beijing Scientists Float Idea of a Tianjin-Beijing Canal
After last week’s onslaught of thunderstorms, you may be forgiven for thinking that Beijing is fairly aqua-quenched, but in fact, every year the capital is short 1.5 billion cubic meters of water needed to sustain its 21 million citizens. As reported by Forbes and put forward by Beijing Academy of Social Sciences, the solution may be a 160km-long, one-kilometer-wide canal that links Beijing to the sea. Bye bye ring roads!

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