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Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship

Jan 12, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Edmond Roy as a Wilson Center Australian Scholar. Roy will spend three months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in March 2010, working on a research project examining the Australian government's policy on uranium sales to India.

Chinese Public Rejects Argument that China Should not be Obligated to Limit Emissions

Dec 16, 2009
In a new poll conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org in September, an overwhelming 96% of Chinese said that at the conference in Copenhagen their government should be "willing to commit to limiting its greenhouse gas emissions" as part of an agreement. Seventy-eight percent of Chinese also said that "dealing with the problem of climate change should be given priority, even if it causes slower economic growth and some loss of jobs."

Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi in "The Daily Yomiuri"

Dec 09, 2009
In the Dec. 4th issue of The Daily Yomiuri, Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi comments on the paucity of Japan hands in Washington.

CEF's Jennifer Turner leads China Town Hall at Concordia College

Dec 08, 2009
Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum, will lead the audience at Concordia College in a discussion of U.S.-China cooperation on energy and environmental sustainability as part of the "China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections" day of programming which provides Americans across the United States the opportunity to discuss issues in U.S.-China relations with leading experts.

CEF's Report Cited by WSJ Article

Dec 07, 2009
A WSJ article published on December 7 cited a 2008 CEF's report when discussing how environmental groups in China can sue polluters.

Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi on Washington's Japan Watchers in The Daily Yomiuri

Dec 04, 2009
In the Dec. 4th issue of The Daily Yomiuri, Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi comments on the paucity of Japan hands in Washington.

CEF's Jennifer Turner interviewed on CleanSkies TV

Dec 01, 2009
Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to Clean Skies News about the impact of China's announced carbon intensity cuts on the upcoming climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

A Conversation With Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh

Nov 24, 2009
India and the United States should continue to build strategic partnerships, said India's newly reelected prime minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on November 23 at an address at the Council on Foreign Relations that was co-sponsored by the Wilson Center. During the address, Singh also discussed Afghanistan, Pakistan, climate change, and his nation's growing economy.

Dinshaw Mistry's Op-Ed Feature in the Baltimore Sun

Nov 20, 2009
In a November 20 op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, Wilson Center Fellow Dinshaw Mistry explains how Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit can strengthen the strategic partnership between Washington and New Delhi.

Deadline for U.S. Applicants in the Vermont Law School's Environmental Justice Exchange Extended until DECEMBER 14th

Nov 20, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009- The China Environment Forum, the Vermont Law School (VLS) and its partners received a considerable number of applications from Chinese applicants for the Environmental Justice Young Fellows Exchange Program as of the original November 13th deadline, but not enough from U.S. citizens. Thus, VLS and its partners are extending the deadline for U.S. applicants ONLY for this unique exchange program

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