Assistant Professor, Portland State University, Oregon, USA
Dr. Britt Crow-Miller’s recent work examines the underlying political-economic agendas driving China's South-North Water Transfer Project, on which she has conducted extensive fieldwork throughout north-central China since 2010. She received her Ph.D. in Geography from UCLA in 2013 and holds an M.A. from Harvard University in Regional Studies-East Asia. Crow-Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University, in Portland, Oregon, USA. You can follow her on twitter @bcrowmiller, or visit her website at bcrowmiller.com.
Dec 11, 2014
The South-North Water Transfer Project represents an impressive feat in human engineering to bring between 4 and 20 percent of Yangzi river water to the water-scarce North China. However, as Britt Crow-Miller warns, the “band aid” solution could have lasting negative effects for South China communities in years to come.