China’s Cement Fixation

Eye-popping chart up over at The Oil Drum showing the extent of China’s current cement fixation. Amazing stuff.

What in the world are these people building?

And if someone wants to put this into a Google Sheets animated bubble graph, all the way back to 1999 (with this and this data), I’ll send them a copy of O’Reilly’s Visualizing Data book. And me-thinks it would be a good idea to convert this to per capita too.

[via TOD]