China Mainland Events

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Chinese Foreign Direct Investment: Is It a Threat to the United States, Domestically or Globally?

June 21, 2011 // 10:00am12:00pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Is Chinese FDI in America a good thing? Or does it pose a threat to the United States, and if so, why? Our speakers, both leading experts on the Chinese economy, debated these critical and timely issues. Watch the webcast here!
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Will Religion Challenge the Chinese State?

June 13, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Asia Program
André Laliberté discusses religion in China and whether it presents a challenge to the Chinese State.

Scramble with a New Africa: Comparing Strategies and Policies for the Future of Africa

June 13, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
The relationship of Africa with the rest of the world is undergoing a fascinating transformation. While more than ever, economists point to the potential of Africa's development, the strategic community is often reducing its focus on the rising role of China and other emerging powers in the extraction of natural resources on the African continent.
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Environmental Legal Advocates Pushing the Public Interest

June 09, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Enforcement of environmental laws has long been a major challenge in China, where severe water, air, and soil pollution problems are causing increasing health problems across the country. A new tool that lawyers and NGOs in China have begun to explore is the use of public interest law cases to push for better enforcement of pollution control regulations.

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.
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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.
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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.

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