I haven’t had a look at the full report yet, but you might be interested in this article, about the State of the World report, click here.
It discusses the growing resource needs and eco-impact of China and India into the future, and includes some interesting stats that need challenging and verification.
I note the full report can be downloaded here
And is prefaced with the comment:
This year, Worldwatch Institute’s annual State of the World report provides a special focus on China and India, examining the global impact as these two nations join the United States and Europe as major consumers of resources and polluters of local and global ecosystems. The report explains the critical need for both countries to “leapfrog” the technologies, policies, and even the cultures that now prevail in many western countries for the sake of global sustainability-and reports on some of the strategies that China and India are starting to implement.