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Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

Politics and Power of Environmental NGOs in Taiwan and Mainland China

September 02, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
with Gerald A. McBeath, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Tse-Kang Leng, National Chengchi University Taipei

Beyond Pandas: Animal and Habitat Protection Activism in China

June 15, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Described by The Wall Street Journal as an "energetic evangelist for the environment," Wen Bo is one of his generation's most active and well-respected environmental leaders.

The Role of the National Oil Companies in China's International EnergyPolicy

May 26, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
The China Environment Forum and STAGE co-sponsor a seminar on China's national oil companies and energy cooperation in Northeast Asia, featuring researchers from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Innovative Responses to Fighting the HIV/AIDS Crisis in China

May 25, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ignored by the government, HIV/AIDS spread silently in China for nearly a decade, until the mid-1990s when news of a major contamination of China's blood supply broke. This scandal and the growing infection rate among sex workers and intravenous drug users has led the government to recognize a major public health crisis.

Meeting Rising Community Expectations: From Landslide Prevention to Harbour Enhancement in Hong Kong and Three Gorges Project in Mainland China

April 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Featuring Professor Lee Chack Fan, University of Hong Kong.

Environmental Journalist Stops Plans to Dam China's Last Untamed River

October 12, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.

Active Society in Formation: Environmentalism, Labor and the Underworld in China

May 18, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Ching Kwan Lee, University of Michigan; Ming Xia, College of Staten Island, CUNY; Guobin Yang, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Commentator: Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University

Book Launch:The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.

Challenges Facing China's Response to AIDS

January 13, 2004 // 7:00am8:30am
In New York:David Ho, Director and CEO, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; Peter Piot, Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times, moderatorIn Washington, DC:Bates Gill, Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Sheila Mitchell, Senior VP, Institute for HIV/AIDS, Family Health International; Marwyn Samuels, Founding Chairman, US-China AIDS Foundation

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