October 02, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Kelly Sims Gallagher of Harvard University and Joanna Lewis of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change will discuss their research on international technology transfer within the energy and transport sector.
The Double Edge of Legal Advocacy in Environmental Public Participation in China: Raising the Stakes and Strengthening Stakeholders
September 25, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Drawing on the feature article they wrote for the China Environment Series 8, Allison Moore, American Bar Association and Adria Warren, Foley and Lardner, LLP, discussed the political and legal dynamics of the development of public participation in the environmental sphere in China
June 27, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The film documents how the Loess Plateau Watershed Rehabilitation Project rehabilitated various areas of the plateau by engaging the local farmers and government officials in planting trees, shrubs, and grasslands on the majority of land; creating terraces for agricultural activities; planting of orchards and vineyards; and constructing sediment control dams and irrigation structures.
June 13, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air was launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to address the increased environmental health risk faced by billons of people across the developing world who burn traditional biomass fuels and coal indoors for cooking and heating.
May 04, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
In southwest China, the Salween River is named Nu Jiang, which means "River of Anger." It is one of the two rivers that still remains un-dammed in China. "Dam or Damned?" examines this pristine river delves into layers of dilemma and injustice in modern China.
April 28, 2006 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
CEF hosts Yu Xiaogang, founder of one of China's leading environmental NGOs Green Watershed and winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize 2006, to talk about his work on promoting citizen involvement with watershed management in Yunnan Province.
April 04, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
In the face of growing energy shortages and rising oil import dependence China has embarked on a global search for secure energy supplies and transport routes, in the process raising a number of serious U.S. policy concerns and new tensions in U.S.-China relations.
March 22, 2006 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
This meditation on life in a rapidly developing new China focuses on the daily transformation of Beijing's urban landscape as one of the world's largest cities prepares for the 2008 Olympics.
January 23, 2006 // 11:00pm
Ma Jun, a researcher and author on environmental issues in China, spoke about the tradeoffs between hydropower development and the preservation of China's unique river ecosystems.
November 15, 2005 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Since the early 1980s, China has adopted many regulations to curb water and air pollution by state-owned enterprises and multinational corporations, but these regulations often are not enforced due to institutional weaknesses.