The summary of an initiative by the Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
FEBRUARY 2007 - Contact information for commentary authors Anne Arquit Niederberger, Conrad U. Brunner, and Zhou Dadi.
This new research brief analyzes the short- and long-term impact of hydropower development in Vietnam and Cambodia, and its relationship with China.
SEPTEMBER 2009- CEF's Director Jennifer Turner was quoted in an article on water pollution and protests in China.
Feature Article: Quenching Beijing's Thirst: The Need for Integrated Management for the Endangered Miyun Reservoir by Christoph Peisert and Eva Sternfeld Feature Article: A Different Growing Season South of the Mountains: Guangdong Province Rethinks its Agricultural Development Model by Peter Riggs Commentaries: Assessing the Achievements and Problems of Rural Resource Management Programs in Western China: A Case Study from Gansu Province by Seth Cook; Food, Environment and Health Post-SARS: Corporate Expectations and Participation by Megan Tracy; Atypical Environmental NGOs in Guangdong by Sylvia Ping Song; Green Labeling and Energy Efficiency in China by Gary McNeil and David Hathaway
Feature Box: Sino-Italian Energy and Environmental Cooperation By Natalie Matthews Commentary: Eco-Farming: A Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change By Pan Wenjing (Translated by Ada Wu) Commentary: Too Much of a Good Thing? Phosphorus Flows and Water Eutrophication in China By Marcy Nicks Moody Commentary: Local Understanding of a Melting Glacier: Conversing with Lamas and Circumambulators in Shangri-La By Zhou Lei Spotlight on NGO Activism: Zero-Waste Comes to China: The Green Anhui-GAIA Partnership By Skye Gilbert Feature Box: Anatomy of a Partnership: Benefits of U.S.-China Private Sector Cooperation in the Power Sector By Claire Casey & John Juech Feature Box: The China Carbon Forum: Enhancing China’s Response to Climate Change through Network-building and Stakeholder Dialogue By Leo Horn-Phathanothai
Shale gas development promises to help resolve the confrontation between rising demand for energy and declining freshwater reserves, along with other potentially huge benefits, not the least of which is to the environment. But of all the big national projects that China has taken on in the last two decades, adding unconventional domestic sources of natural gas to the fuel supply has eluded China.
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Author Steven Q. Andrews Analyzes the Discrepancy Between Reported Blue Sky Days and Monitoring Station Data