China Mainland Events

The Forgotten Renewable: Biogas

May 24, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's status as number one emitter of CO2 is fairly common knowledge, but less heralded in the newspapers or global climate talks is that China's anthropogenic methane emissions are also first in the world. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. A large percentage of China's anthropogenic methane emissions come from agriculture (manure management); coal mines; landfills; and natural gas and oil systems.

Roundtable Discussion with Delegation from Central Party School of China

May 12, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Delegation from the Central Party School of China and Wilson Center experts discussed China's legislative reforms on the local level and the role of Congress in shaping foreign policy in the United States.

Roundtable Discussion on U.S.-China Relations with Delegation from Fudan University

May 10, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

Energy Demand vs. Water Scarcity: The Dilemma Facing the U.S. and China

May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The confrontation between growth, water, and energy is readily visible in both the U.S. and China and is virtually certain to grow over the next decade. Leading experts examined the energy-water “choke points” that are tightening around the world’s two largest economies and how the dilemma affects energy and environmental policy choices facing the U.S. Congress.
Webcast

Choke Point: Confronting Energy Demand and Water Scarcity in China

May 06, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's soaring economy, fueled by an unyielding appetite for coal, is threatened by the country's steadily diminishing freshwater reserves.
Webcast

Canada Crude to China? Prospects and Barriers of Increasing Chinese Imports of Canadian Oil

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
Canada Institute
Kang Wu, Nathan Lemphers and Norm Rinne assessed the prospects and barriers of increasing Canadian oil exports to the Asian market, as well as China's desire to import heavy crude from Canada.

An American Door Open? Maximizing the Benefits of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

May 04, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
In 2010 alone, Chinese firms invested over $5 billion in the U. S. This new investment from China has the potential to create economic growth, jobs and new streams of tax revenues. However, despite an overall effective U.S. screening policy for inward investment, political interference and fearmongering threaten to divert legitimate and potentially beneficial investment deals. Authors Daniel Rosen and Thilo Hanemann discussed their groundbreaking study on China’s foreign direct investment. This comprehensive report makes clear there are reasons for concern but underscores the case for continuing to encourage most Chinese investments.
Webcast

An American Open Door? Maximizing the Benefits of Chinese Direct Investment

May 04, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
This comprehensive report on China's FDI makes clear there are reasons for concern but underscores the case for continuing to encourage most Chinese investments. Watch the event and download the full report here!
Webcast

Launch of the Asian Development Bank's Flagship Publication, Asian Development Outlook 2011

April 13, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
What is the economic outlook for one of the world's most dynamic regions? Dr. Changyong Rhee the Asia Development Bank's new Chief Economist spoke on the changing economic center of gravity from the North to the South and the opportunities this shift opens for developing countries in Asia at an April 13, 2011 Event. Watch it here!
Webcast

A Forum on President Obama's Trip to Latin America

March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Latin American Program
In anticipation of President Barack Obama’s trip in March 2011 to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador, the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute hosted a discussion with two of the principle architects of U.S. policy in the region.

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