Climate News

On Keystone, Harper has no one to blame but himself

Apr 28, 2014
"What Canada does next to show the world we’re serious about climate change will have a great impact on our capacity to export natural resources, and on our future economic success. President Obama didn’t owe us a free pass. He was right not to give us one," writes Public Policy Scholar Robert Asselin.

How Does the Media – and Public – Learn Environmental Science? Help Us Find Out

Apr 16, 2014
If people do not know scientists or understand how they work, it follows that they are unlikely to make informed choices on public policy issues or support basic scientific research to address vital issues like climate change and conservation, writes Wilson Center Scholar Louise Lief.
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Too Hot To Handle: Assessing the Impact of Climate Change

Mar 27, 2014
Beyond partisan political debates, scientists are attempting to understand the reality and implications of a warming planet. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a new report that assesses a wide range of vulnerabilities related to rising temperatures. In this interview, Geoff Dabelko comments on the report's findings.

Business and the Environment: What’s Trending?

Mar 17, 2014
Bloomberg BNA is a leading provider of news to businesses around the world. We spoke with its director of environmental news, Larry Pearl, to learn about the issues that are of most interest to his clients. He provides insight into how the business community views climate change and also about a regulatory issue that may be rising in prominence.

Examiner cited WSJ’s interview with CEF Director Jennifer Turner on China’s air pollution

Jan 24, 2014
Jennifer Turner discussed the serious air pollution in China and provided possible solutions.

The Year Resilience Gets Real

Jan 03, 2014
Extreme emergencies like Super Typhoon Haiyan are becoming more frequent and more destructive. If we get serious about resilience, we could reduce our vulnerability and rebuild better.

Chokepoint India: Torrent of Water and Questions Pour From India’s Himalayas

Dec 18, 2013
The Asia Program is partnering with the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum and the Circle of Blue organization on Chokepoint India, a new project examining the intersection of water and energy stress in India.

Wilson Center Fellow Anne-Marie Brady Cited for Her China Antarctica Research

Nov 15, 2013
The Guardian and the Economist cite Dr. Brady’s work on Chinese ambitions in the polar regions.

China’s Environmental Crisis Through the Lens: Interview With Photojournalist Sean Gallagher

Sep 24, 2013
Interview that examines the issues written in Sean Gallaghers "Meltdown: China’s Environmental Crisis", is a visually rich travelogue that brings the reader on Gallagher’s travels to some of China’s most remote areas through photos, videos, maps, interviews, and handwritten notations. His book depicts a changing landscape in China due to environmental degradation and increasing demand for energy.

China Tests New Strategy to Curb Coal Demand, Reduce Air Pollution, and Conserve Water

Sep 23, 2013
CEF's partner, Circle of Blue, describes its work with a Chinese governmental agency to design a strategy of "Co-control."

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