Hoffman Institute's water work in Hunan; WRI's New Center for Transport and the Environment in Shanghai; and EPA's eebuildings Initiative
An international treaty is needed to protect the world's Third Pole
The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue have been working on the next part of the Choke Point: China series with support from Skoll Global Threats Fund. Circle of Blue’s director and senior editor just returned from the second fieldwork trip to China to examine the water-energy challenges facing second-tier cities, shale gas development, water pollution, and the expansion of agriculture in the northeast. The upcoming Choke Point: China part II reports will begin being posted later this month, but we already have some short blog posts as a preview. The first focuses on aquaculture in China.
Citizens Finding a Voice: Bottom-Up Politics in China's Nuclear Power Debate Xiang Fang Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Wake-Up Call to Polluting Companies By Christine Boyle & Jing Chen Provincial Impacts of Multilateral Cooperation: The Greater Tumen Initiative and Environmental Protection in Jilin By See-Won Byun Feature Box: SSRC's China Environment and Health Initiative By Jennifer Holdaway Double Benefits: Saving Energy and Reducing Emissions in Hainan By Lei Bi & Qian Wang How Far Will the Rising Tide of CSR Go in China? By Sean Gilbert Spotlight on NGO Activism: Securing Land Rights for China’s Poor Farmers: The Rural Development Institute By Zhu Keliang, Ping Li, & Radha Friedman
OCTOBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner interviewed on To the Point regarding the Olympics games and pollution
JULY 2005--The newest CEF publication includes articles and commentaries on the West-East Pipeline, China's water problems, sustainable agriculture in Guangdong, and reforestation efforts in southwest China, as well as two special reports on water conflict resolution and river basin governance in China. Download here.
The Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is proud to announce that we have recently published two new research briefs that examine air pollution monitoring and China's waste challenges, by CEF Summer Research Assistants Abi Barnes and Tara Sun Vanacore, respectively. Both briefs feature original, in-depth research and analysis, and they are available in CEF's publications section.
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Author Steven Q. Andrews Analyzes the Discrepancy Between Reported Blue Sky Days and Monitoring Station Data