September 26, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Since winning the Olympic bid in 2001, Beijing has invested heavily in green construction materials and sustainable energy for the Olympic Village, and made momentous efforts to clean the city's notoriously dirty air and water.
September 20, 2007 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
Drew Thompson, The Nixon Center;Paul Young, Waters Corporation;Mike Taylor, George Washington University
September 19, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Lo Szeping, Greenpeace China
August 16, 2007 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Winston Dang, Minister, Environmental Protection Administration Click here to access Minister Dang's Powerpoint presentation
June 20, 2007 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Chinese citizens are increasingly taking to the streets to protest existing or potential environmental threats—such as toxic water, smoggy air, and dam building. A delegation of 10 Chinese officials speak regarding public participation.
May 30, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Zhang Jialing SEPA;Tad Ferris Holland and Knight;Chen Wen EPA
April 11, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims is the only environmental litigation NGO in China. Its legal advocacy empowers victims, and provides an important check on Chinese industries that pollute indiscriminately.
April 10, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Environmental degradation and communicable disease, perhaps surprisingly, rank among China's top risks. China's successful economic reforms have, in great part, been built on environmental destruction and growing social inequalities.
March 22, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China's export credit and guarantee agencies—China Exim Bank in particular—have played an important role in fostering the rapid expansion of Chinese trade and investment in Africa.
March 21, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
For the eighth year in a row, the China Environment Forum hosts a screening of a film in the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. This year's film—The Blood of Yingzhou District—won best documentary short subject at the 2007 Academy Awards® for its portrayal of HIV/AIDS orphans in China.