China Environment News

CEF Partner Circle of Blue Posts Update from Fields of Shenyang

Jun 12, 2012
Circle of Blue’s senior editor reports from the field, literally, as he ends his second week in the rice paddies of rural China.

Circle of Blue Posts Second Blog in Choke Point: China II Series

Jun 08, 2012
Circle of Blue reporter Nadya Ivanova starts her second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where she wonders about the effects of regional development and pollution on farming practices.

Circle of Blue Posts Choke Point: China Blog from Heilongjiang Province

Jun 05, 2012
Circle of Blue’s senior editor starts his second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where new infrastructure over the next five years will give a big boost to farming in China’s northeastern HeilongJiang Province.

CEF's Cooperative Competitors Initiative Publishes New Brief

Jun 04, 2012
"Snapshot of Chinese Energy Investment into the United States" examines the potential for U.S.-China partnerships as the two countries strive to resolve energy challenges.

CEF and Circle of Blue Launch Choke Point: China Part II

Jun 04, 2012
The China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue are undertaking a new round of research and reporting on the water-energy confrontations facing China. The new research will delve into how food and water pollution pressures are also impacting the water-energy nexus. Choke Point: China Part II will also include the formation of a U.S.-China Water-Energy Research Team. This second phase of work is being supported by the Skoll Global Threats Fund, USAID, and Vermont Law School.

CEF Director Quoted in Earth Island Journal Article: Green Dragon

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.

The Clash of Eurasian Grand Strategies

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.

Sweetening the Dragon's Breath

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.

Ma Jun wins The Goldman Environmental Prize

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.

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