China Environment News
Jun 04, 2012
China's 3,000 registered green NGOs and 3,000 unofficial groups represent a growing environmental movement in China. Mike Ives describes civil society activism by Chinese green organizations and government responses from Dalian to Zhengzhou.
May 02, 2012
Alexandros Petersen, Advisor to the Wilson Center's European Energy Security Initiative (EESI), and Raffaello Pantucci of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences co-author an article as part of our joint-project on China in Central Asia.
Apr 30, 2012
China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is developing seven experimental carbon-trading schemes. Anna Petherick looks for clues as to how that’s going.
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
Ma Jun won the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize for his work on air and water pollution in China. Through an online database and pollution map, Ma Jun exposed over 90,000 air and water violations and brought an unprecedented amount of environmental transparency to Chinese who can now demand more justice. To see more about Ma Jun, click here: http://www.goldmanprize.org/recipient/ma-jun.
Apr 18, 2012
CEF's former program assistant Pete Masters was quoted in "The Global Fossil Energy Boom: Perspective From China" by Keith Schneider. Pete currently is under a fulbright program to study the development of shale gas in Sichuan. Click for more information.
Feb 06, 2012
CEF Director Jennifer Turner’s recent testimony at the Economic and Security Review Commission hearing was quoted on Council on Foreign Relations’ Asia Unbound Blog article: China’s Game-Changing Water Policies. Click on the title to read more.
Jan 20, 2012
AOL Energy’s January 18th article about China’s overseas energy environment recapped CEF’s recent meeting on the environmental and social impacts of China’s Overseas Oil, Mineral and Gas Investments.
Nov 30, 2011
On this week’s episode of dialogue, we take a look at growing threats to the world’s fresh water supply caused by pollution and climate change. Joining us to discuss this vitally important issue is Jennifer Turner, director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum. We’re also joined by Keith Schneider, senior editor for Circle of Blue. He previously served as a New York Times national correspondent.
Nov 22, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Turner will join a round-table style conference on Nov 29th at SAIS that examines the international implications of China's resource and environmental policies with a focus on China’s immediate region. Topics include the disputes in the South China Sea, China’s policies toward trans-boundary river issues and their potential implications for its neighbors, China's fisheries policies, and its pursuit of energy security. She will be one of the commentators that offer insights on these issues.