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2 New Water Research Briefs Posted

Jan 05, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - Prospects of biogas and the new water law, two outside authors write on legal and technical solutions to China's water crisis.

2 New China Environmental Health Research Briefs Posted

Jan 02, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - Two new research briefs target two Chinese provinces, Xinjiang and Anhui, and the environmental health challenges they face.

The Elephant's Great Thirst

Dec 31, 2008
India currently imports about two-thirds of its oil--a number expected to rise to 90 percent by 2030. In a December 26 commentary published by EnergyPulse, program associate Michael Kugelman discusses India's burgeoning energy needs, its growing dependence on overseas resources, and the implications of this global search for energy.

Will Trade Suffer From India-Pakistan Tensions?

Dec 19, 2008
Several weeks after the horrific attacks in Mumbai, the Pakistan-India relationship remains dangerously tense. In an op-ed in Dawn, Michael Kugelman argues that such fragile relations put growing trade ties between Islamabad and New Delhi at risk—a most unwelcome prospect given Pakistan's chronically poor trade performance and sputtering economy.

Wilson Center Awards Pakistan Scholarship

Dec 16, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan are pleased to announce the 2009-10 competition for the Wilson Center's Pakistan Scholar Program. One Pakistan Scholar, either from Pakistan or of Pakistani origin, will be selected each year. Successful applicants will spend 9 months in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in the heart of Washington, D.C., where they will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing. This scholar program is made possible by generous financial support provided by the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi.

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Dec 15, 2008

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Dec 03, 2008
Arid yet dependent upon agriculture, Pakistan is experiencing a potentially devastating water crisis. An expert panel assembled by the Wilson Center's Asia Program presented the different facets of the crisis, from scarcity to sanitation to inefficient usage, and examined possible responses.

CEF's On the Hill Meeting Featured on VOA

Nov 21, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008 - CEF's Director, Jennifer Turner, and Waters Corporation's Paul Young were interviewed by Voice of America on food safety

CEF's Director and Climate Change Meeting Featured on CleanSkies.tv

Nov 17, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner reviews China's potential for post-2012 climate regime

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