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CEF Research Brief Cited in Earth911 Article

Aug 10, 2009
AUGUST 2009- A 2007 CEF Research Brief is referenced in an Earth911 article about waste management in China.

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict and Resistance to Modernity

Aug 05, 2009
Afghanistan has been beset by violent conflict for decades, and this strife has had a major impact in neighboring Pakistan, a troubled state in its own right. Pakistan Scholar Riaz Mohammad Khan chronicles the effects of the Afghan conflict on Pakistan, emphasizing its toll on political, economic, and societal development.

CEF's Jennifer Turner interviewed on CleanSkies TV.

Jul 28, 2009
JULY 2009- Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to Clean Skies News about what is at stake for the Chinese during the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

Committee on Foreign Relations Releases report on U.S.-China Climate Change Collaboration

Jul 28, 2009
JULY 2009- A report released on July 27 by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee entitled "Broadening the Bilateral: Seizing the Opportunity for Meaningful U.S.-China Collaboration on Climate Change" outlined the latest climate change science, reviews domestic actions in China, identifies current areas of U.S.-China energy collaboration, and addresses ways to move the bilateral relationship forward.

Tread Lightly With Pakistan's Lashkars

Jul 16, 2009
As Pakistan's army prepares for an assault on the tribal area of South Waziristan, Islamabad may be looking to strengthen its links with tribal militias, or lashkars. This would be a mistake, writes the Asia Program's Michael Kugelman. He explains why close associations with lashkars pose grave risks.

Wilson Center Awards Japan Scholarship to Satoshi Ikeuchi

Jul 09, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced the appointment of Satoshi Ikeuchi as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Ikeuchi will spend two and one-half months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in October 2009, working on a research project examining American Middle East policy.

Former CEF speaker to put on a green business conference titled "New Ventures China Disruptive Green Innovation Forum"

Jul 08, 2009
JULY 2009- Former CEF speaker Ye Weijia, director of the DAO Institute for Environment and Development, will host a conference in Beijing on the profitability potential of being a green business.

Former CEF speaker publishes new report on Climate Change

Jul 07, 2009
JULY 2009- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Dr. Tao Wang have published a new report- "China's Energy Transition: Pathways for Low Carbon Development"

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