Events

Film Screening: When China Met Africa

March 16, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
A historic gathering of over 50 African heads of state in Beijing reverberates in Zambia where the lives of three characters unfold. Mr. Liu is about to buy his fourth farm; Manager Li is upgrading one of Zambia's longest roads and the Zambian Trade Minister is en route to China to secure millions of dollars in investment. Through the intimate portrayal of these characters, the expanding footprint of a global power is laid bare – pointing to a radically different future, not just for Africa but also for the world. Directed and produced by Nick Francis and Marc Francis. Winner, 2010 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award, Margaret Mead Film & Video Festiva
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Green Governance Victories and Ongoing Challenges in China

March 09, 2011 // 8:00am10:00am
The New Year calls for introducing a new interview format for some of our meetings so come join us for a fast moving conversation with four leading Chinese environmental and energy lawyers who will reflect on major events and trends over the past year that have impacted pollution control and energy law enforcement and empowerment of citizens.
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Greening China's Investments: New Initiatives Engaging Chinese Banks and Businesses

February 24, 2011 // 8:00am10:00am
Li Lin, WWF-China; Tan Xiaomei, World Resources Institute; Kirk Herbertson, World Resources Institute; Motoko Aizawa, International Finance Corporation
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Digging Deep into Low Carbon Strategies: The Potential of Carbon Capture and Sequestration in China

January 12, 2011 // 8:00am10:00am
Jonathan Sinton, International Energy Agency; David Hawkins, Natural Resources Defense Council; Hengwei Liu, Tufts University
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Here Comes the Sun (and the Wind, Water, and Biogas): Opportunities and Challenges for U.S.-China Renewable Energy Collaboration

December 02, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Derek Vollmer of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) presents findings on a joint report by the U.S. National Academies and the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering that reviewed renewable energy development and deployment in the United States and China.
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Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region

November 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
A new report highlights the complexity of the issues surrounding glacier melt in Asia, and the critical need to prepare today for future environmental changes.

Assessing China's Impact on Canada-U.S. Relations

November 12, 2010 // 8:00am2:00pm
A group of scholars presented papers examining the evolving economic, political, and environmental relationship among Canada, the United States, and China. The papers, which were critiqued at the conference, will form a special issue of International Journal.
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U.S.-China Climate Relations in the Run-Up to Cancun

November 05, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
High expectations preceding the Copenhagen Climate talks in December 2009 created major disappointment when the talks did not produce a comprehensive agreement on controlling global greenhouse gas emissions. Climate experts stress that expectations for the December talks in Cancun need to be realistic.
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Complex Connections: Ecological Impacts of Chinese Investment in Southeast Asia

October 20, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
As the world's factory, it should not be surprising that China has had to expand its search for raw resources well beyond its borders. Over the past few years China has become a major global investor into resource extraction industries—oil, gas, minerals, timber, and agricultural products.

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