Asia News

China in the Minds of Australia's Defense Strategists

May 07, 2009
Richard C. Smith, Wilson Center Australian Scholar and a former Australian ambassador to China, offers a brief survey of Australian thinking about the place of China in Australian defense strategy over the past six decades.

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009
Wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries increasingly are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. A series of experts examined this new global trend, which has been described as a new phase of the world food crisis.

Pakistan: Politics and People

May 04, 2009
Pakistan's efforts to modernize are threatened by a dramatic rise in extremist activities as terrorist groups find refuge in the mountains. A series of experts weigh in on the nation's political and security issues.

CEF Speaker Releases New Report on China's Future Carbon Emissions

Apr 29, 2009
APRIL 2009 -- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson in conjunction with the Sussex Energy Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research released a report on China's carbon emissions.

Conference on Health and Environment Call for Papers

Apr 21, 2009
APRIL 2009 - Forum on Health, Environment and Development is seeking papers and panels for its Nov. 5-7 conference

Request for Grant Proposals for Collaborative Research on Environment and Health in China

Apr 21, 2009
APRIL 2009 - The Social Science Research Council of the China Environment and Health Initiative is accepting proposals for grants relating to health and the environment in China

China Eyes Expansion of Electric Cars, With Global Implications for Energy, Climate, Health

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - CEF's Linden Ellis Reflects on China's Announcement to Become the Largest Producer of Electric Cars

China Environment Series 11 Call for Papers

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - The editor of CES is welcoming proposals for Feature Articles (maximum 8,000 words) and Commentaries/Notes From the Field (800-2,000 words) for the eleventh issue due out in the spring of 2010

Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the U.S. and China

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - CEF will be attending and cosponsoring this May 1st event in San Francisco, hosted by Asia Society Northern California

Cries of Anguish: A Report on Pakistan's FATA

Apr 16, 2009
Pakistan's volatile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are too dangerous for most outsiders to access, and little information on the area leaves the region. Khalid Aziz, director of institutional capacity-building for the FATA Secretariat, screens a documentary and discusses the area's beleaguered development.

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