China Mainland Events

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Greening Business in Southern China: Innovations From Canada and the United States

June 19, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
An event hosted by the Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum focused on green business initiatives in Guangdong Province, China's industrial powerhouse. Speakers discussed environmental efficiency strategies for businesses and provided examples of Canadian and U.S. involvement in China.
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Animal Investigators: Solving Wildlife Crimes and Saving Endangered Species in Brazil and China

May 20, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. Experts discuss the nature of the industry and the challenges governments and NGOs face in fighting it.
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Seeing Through the Smog: Promoting Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Air Quality, Environmental Health, and Climate Change

May 12, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's three decades as the world's fastest growing economy have brought it an unfortunate primacy in two other categories: world's highest annual incidence of premature deaths triggered by air pollution and greatest emitter of carbon dioxide.
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Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.

Population, Health, and Urbanization

April 30, 2009 // 11:30am12:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A quarter of the global disease burden can be attributed to environment and health dynamics, including unsafe water, unsanitary disposal, and indoor air pollution. Experts discuss links between population, health, and the environment.
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The United States and China: What Next?

April 28, 2009 // 2:00pm6:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Steven Clemons, Publisher, thewashingtonnote.com, Executive Vice President of the New America Foundation; Gu Guoliang, Deputy Director of the Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Jia Qingguo, Associate Dean of the School of International Studies, Peking University; Antony Leung, Former Financial Secretary, Hong Kong, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Group; Joseph Nye, Professor International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School; David Richards, Independent Investor, California; Richard Rosecrance, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Ezra Vogel, Professor of Social Sciences, Harvard University; Zhang Yunling, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Steven Miller, Director, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
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Climate Security Roundtable: U.S. and EU Research and Policy

February 19, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists discuss climate change's impact on conflict and how the United States and European Union (EU) have begun to adapt their foreign and security policies to the threat of climate change.
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Temperatures Rising: Climate Change, Water, and the Himalayas

February 12, 2009 // 1:00pm3:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers address the impact of climate change on the vulnerable ecosystems and communities in the Himalayas both in China and Pakistan, and discuss current efforts to mitigate threats to the melting glaciers.
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Report Launch: The World's Water 2008-2009: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

February 04, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Bringing clean water and improved sanitation to the billions who lack them is not a question of money or technology, "it's a question of governance, of commitment, will—all of those things. And that, in many ways, is the worst part of the world's water crisis," says Peter Gleick.

30th Anniversary of the Establishment of United States-China Relations

January 12, 2009 // 7:00am5:00pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Jimmy Carter, Former President, USA; Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, USA; Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor, USA; Brent Scowcroft, Former National Security Advisory, USA; Chen Qichen, Former Vice Premier, PRC; Tang Jiaxuan, Former State Councilor, PRC; Li Zhaoxing, Former Foreign Minister, PRC; Li Daoyu, Former Ambassador to the United States, PRC

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